[observer network comprehensive report] according to the media in July 11th, US President Trump was dissatisfied with the delay in the increase in military expenditure by the United States, and he had long been out of his mind to evacuate the U.S. Army. NATO members have also encouraged the United States to expand its participation in Europe. Now Poland is willing to pay $2 billion (about 13 billion 200 million yuan) to allow 15 thousand US troops and 250 tank armored vehicles to be deployed permanently, equivalent to the "acquisition" of an entire armored division.
According to Al - Jazeera, President Trump has been hoping NATO members will be able to raise their defense funds, but also because of the lack of military spending in Germany for a long period of time, let him be very dissatisfied with the withdrawal of the U.S. troops stationed in Germany. At this point, in order to guard against the strong threat from Russia, Poland seems intent on moving the US troops to Poland for permanent deployment.
The picture of the U. S. Army in Germany comes from the media
According to the Washington Post, the Ministry of defense of Poland offered to provide at least $2 billion for the deployment of 15 thousand US troops and 250 tank armored vehicles, equal to the establishment of an American permanent military base.
The US Defense Department reported in March this year that there are more than 34 thousand active servicemen in the US Army in Germany. This is the largest US garrison in Europe now. But recently, the US The Pentagon began to assess the cost of "large-scale withdrawal" or "shifting positions" from Germany, and the subsequent possible impact.
NATO members have recently encouraged the United States to expand its participation in Europe. Therefore, Poland offered to offer up to $2 billion, allowing 15 thousand US troops and 250 tanks and armored vehicles to be deployed in Poland for a long time.
According to the observer's network, the Ministry of defense of Poland will spend 2 billion US dollars on the permanent stationing of US troops in Poland, which seems to be its "self assertion", not even the president of Poland.
The Poland news portal Onet reported that the Poland military was offering us $2 billion for us us protection, but the Poland Defense Department's proposal has not yet been negotiated with the Ministry of foreign affairs, and it has been sent to Washington and even the president of Poland, Andrzej Duda, to know the matter. Poland's defense ministry explained that it was because "the proposal does not involve any details of diplomatic arrangements".
Many people in the industry believe that the move illustrates the internal disagreement of the Poland government. Thomas Simontnik, head of Poland's defense ministry, said: "this is the frustration of the current head of the defense department." (Tomasz Siemoniak) Such information should not be disclosed, weakening the negotiating position of our country. "
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