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Bad Policy, Worse Reasons


On Sunday, in the Wall Street Journal, National Security Advisor Robert O’Brien provided the logic behind the Trump Administration’s decision to cut nearly 10,000 troops presently stationed in Germany and, in turn, cap U.S. troop levels at 25,000 going forward. It’s a logic that doesn’t hold up, geopolitically or militarily.America’s alliances with its principal World War II foes, Germany and Japan, in concert with the ability to retain its Anglophone allies in that conflict, Britain, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand, have formed the backbone of the “strategic West” for the last eight decades. In that time, this coalition has grown …read more

Source:: The American Interest

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