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US plans to withdraw troops from German bases
US plans to withdraw troops from German bases

The US has formally announced plans to withdraw 11,900 troops stationed in Germany, in what has been described as a significant blow to the post-War alliance. FRANCE 24’s international affairs commentator Douglas Herbert says while on the surface the decision is part of a broader geo-political shift to focus on Asia, on a deeper level it is likely to reflect President ’s anger that Germany, and leader , has not fulfilled its demand for an increase in NATO spending.

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