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Biden Weighs Deploying Thousands of Troops to Eastern Europe and Baltics

US 24 January 2022 05:32
Biden Weighs Deploying Thousands of Troops to Eastern Europe and Baltics

President Biden is considering deploying several thousand U.S. troops, as well as warships and aircraft, to NATO allies in the Baltics and Eastern Europe, according to administration officials, Trend reports citing The New York Times.

In a meeting on Saturday at Camp David, the presidential retreat in Maryland, senior Pentagon officials presented Mr. Biden with several options that would shift American military, the administration officials said.

The options include sending 1,000 to 5,000 troops to Eastern European countries, with the potential to increase that number tenfold if things deteriorate.

The officials spoke on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk publicly about internal deliberations.

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