The US flag covers Three Seas in Europe
• to blame Russia thus reducing its gas exports to Europe - this objective can only be achieved if the export of US gas (which is more expensive than Russian gas), will be encouraged by substantial state subsidies;
• to make Central and Eastern Europe, in competition with Germany and other European powers, gravitate even more closely to the US, not only militarily but also economically; and
• to create within Europe a macro-region with limited sovereignty, being directly under US influence: the Three Seas.
Il Manifesto (Italy)