Trump to Pull Thousands of U.S. Troops From Germany

Move would cut 9,500 American service members from Germany, where 34,500 are permanently assigned, amid strains between two key NATO allies

President Trump has directed the Pentagon to remove thousands of American troops from Germany by September, a move that would dramatically reshape the U.S. military posture in Europe and reflects growing tensions between Washington and Berlin over military spending and other security issues, U.S. government officials said Friday.

The removal order would reduce the U.S. troop presence in Germany by 9,500 from the 34,500 service members who are permanently assigned there. It would also cap at 25,000 the number of American troops...

Oznake: The Wall Street Journal