Category Archives: Withdrawal

New in 2021: Troop withdrawal from Germany in a holding pattern

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A Trump administration plan to pull 12,000 troops out of Germany has an uncertain future as the Biden administration prepares to take over. Announced in late July, then-Defense Secretary Mark Esper said some of those units could begin moving within “a matter of weeks,” but so far, the 2nd Cavalry Regiment, U.S. European Command headquarters […]

Withdrawal of US troops from Germany would hurt military, Republican lawmakers warn

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President Donald Trump’s reported plan to withdraw thousands of troops from American bases in Germany met fierce opposition from Republican members of the House Armed Services Committee on Tuesday, who said the idea would make overseas military missions “more difficult” to achieve. “Such steps would significantly damage U.S. national security as well as strengthen the […]