Fredrik Erixon. From today's Wall Street Journal Europe
Few issues elicit so much passion and anger in otherwise sterile European Union politics as Russia's energy power. Concerns over the big Eastern neighbor have consumed EU summits over the past year more than all other European matters put together. Too often Europe's approach has oscillated between short-sighted interest in the next energy deal and utopian confidence in its capacity to influence Russia's strategic thinking.
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Russia Divides and Rules Europe