Interesting analysis, thanks for posting.
Here is an example of what it has looked like in Europe for a while now: https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5943825/What-good-NATO-tweets-furious-Trump-resumes-attack-Russia-Germany-pipeline.html
Putting in context with your featured story on the amount of stimulus cash which has been printed by the US;
Logically, useful free money quickly follows on to useless investments. Can’t have both, unfortunately.
So those most interested in preserving the value of assets are those most interested in ensuring free money will not continue to have value.
Logically, those in posession of assets are the ones who would wish the dollar value to collapse.
For that, the US economy has to be isolated from the economies of the rest of the world.
If Germany wished that to happen, they would be the ones suggesting the sanctions…