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Basing Troops in Europe Is About US Security. A Pullout Would Be Unwise.

Unconfirmed news reports say the Trump administration is considering the withdrawal of 9,500 troops from Germany. If true, that would not be a prudent decision, and ultimately would harm U.S. security interests.

The Trump administration has done much since 2017 to improve security in Europe. Under President Donald Trump, the U.S. has increased funding for the European Deterrence Initiative from the levels of the Obama administration, increased U.S. troop presence in places such as Norway and Poland, pushed for and helped to catalyze defense spending increases in many NATO allies, and greenlighted vital assistance to Ukraine.

The administration’s decisions have helped push …read more

Source:: The Daily Signal


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