"Yes, against Russia": the Pentagon named the goals of the regrouping of troops in Europe


Despite repeated loud statements by US President Donald Trump that Washington is going to withdraw its troops from Europe and put an end to unnecessary wars in the world in the future, Americans are in no hurry to leave Europeans alone with Russia. Pentagon chief Mark Esper told Fox News why the US troops are being regrouped in Europe and what goals are being pursued.


It turns out that the statements of the American leader do not reflect reality. Political vanity and fuss only mask the approach of the American group to the borders of Russia.

President Trump's decision in June (2020 - Ed.) Only spurred an ongoing process. We are moving a lot of troops further east, closer to the borders of Russia. Yes, against Russia

Esper explained.

He added that the main US allies in NATO consider Washington's decision "a good step", so the Pentagon is going to build up its grouping in Europe.

I have repeated many times that everyone (member of the Alliance - ed.) Must pay at least 2%. Countries like Germany have to pay more. It's about collective security and responsibility to confront Russia and the rest. If we really want to do this, then we will have to fulfill our obligations.

- summed up Esper.

We remind you that earlier Trump has repeatedly accused Germany of unwillingness to increase defense spending. He demanded that spending be at least 2% of the country's GDP. Once he even told Chancellor Angela Merkel that Berlin was using money not for tanks, but for buying gas from Moscow. Then he announced the withdrawal of part of the American forces from Germany, which will now have to defend itself from Russia.
Photos used: Photo by Sgt. Thomas Mort 358th Public Affairs Detachment
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  1. Oleg Shlyapin Offline
    Oleg Shlyapin (oleg shlyapin) 9 August 2020 13: 15
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    It's a natural reaction. What did you want?
    1. 123 Online
      123 (123) 9 August 2020 13: 27
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      It's a natural reaction. What did you want?

      And don't tell. Merkel is great. good German frugality rules. Why spend money on an invented threat, and even pay the invaders? Buying "molecules" overseas is generally utter nonsense, only complete ... fool
    2. General Black Offline
      General Black (Gennady) 9 August 2020 16: 49
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      What would you like?
  2. Alexey Semenenko (Alexey Semenenko) 9 August 2020 22: 21
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    It is quite logical. By the way, Trump did not say that he would withdraw ALL troops from Europe.
    1. Dear sofa expert. 10 August 2020 00: 18
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      Trump did not say that he would withdraw ALL troops from Europe

      What's the use of American troop movements in Europe?) The Americans keep their troops there for the sole purpose of trying to keep Europe itself in check.
      The Germans politely asked them to leave the country as unnecessary, so they slowly take them out. And in order not to lose face at all, they "settle" their soldiers in neighboring countries that do not have the right to vote in Europe.

      Soon you will be accommodated. And while you are picking strawberries on plantations in Poland, American soldiers will water your girl, feed and dance. Why .. the girl is bored.)
  3. Sapsan136 Offline
    Sapsan136 (Sapsan136) 10 August 2020 10: 22
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    Fine. In this case, do not expect anything good from the Russian Federation and all the consequences for your Russophobic policy will fall on you.
  4. Warrior Offline
    Warrior 10 August 2020 19: 30
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    Russia needs to OPEN and OFFICIALLY declare that Russia has the right, in connection with the approach of NATO troops to the borders of Russia, contrary to the official statements of the leaders of the EU, NATO and the United States, for the sake of its security, PREVENTIVELY strike a nuclear strike at the locations of NATO troops and headquarters.
    And give them a period of 2-6 months to withdraw NATO forces from the borders of Russia.
    If this is not done within the indicated PERIOD, apply a PREVENTIVE STRIKE.
    If they retaliate against Russia, they will blow Europe and the United States off Earth ..