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AFRICOM, EUCOM nominees eye Russia, China as major concerns

Wednesday, April 3, 2019

The nominee to serve as the next head of U.S. European Command said Tuesday he wants more troops on the continent as well as two additional Navy destroyers in the theater and an upgraded logistics network to speed forces east in the event of a conflict with Russia. Another top priority will be to continue improving infrastructure in Eastern Europe, such as rail lines, to “ensure we can close on…