Seymour Hersh, a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, has reported that the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of the US carried out a covert operation last September that involved the bombing of three Nord Stream gas pipelines. This seems to have come straight out of a sci-fi plot but carries deep geopolitical ramifications.
The gravity of the report could go to the extent of creating a divide in the trans-Atlantic alliance between the European Union and the United States.
According to the report published by Seymour Hersh, these pipelines were blown up at two points in a covert operation carried out by American operatives. The destruction was reportedly executed jointly by the US and Norway.
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