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Russia and China Have Built a New Gas Pipeline That Has Everything-Except Profit

7 monthes ago   |   By Fortune

The new Russian-Chinese gas pipeline that opened this week is a perfect symbol of what has become one of the world's most important relationships: a long-term, strategically conceived, physical bond between two countries united in their desire to resist U.S. domination of the world order.
For Russia, it offers a new source of foreign earnings and reduced dependence on a mistrustful Europe to pad its budget. For China, it brings a new, and cleaner, source of energy that neither the U.S. Navy nor U.S. Treasury can interdict. For both, it represents insurance against any future accidents in...
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