Posts tagged as Fort Trump

French expert: Establishing US base in Poland bilaterally would be bad for Europe

Friday, May 10, 2019

Russia would view the establishment of a US military base in Poland on a bilateral basis as a sign of fragility of the US commitment in Europe, well-known French strategic thinker Francois Heisbourg said in an interview with BNS. “‘Fort Trump’ is at heart a destabilizing notion,” Heisbourg, one of the speakers at the international Lennart Meri Conference to be held in Tallinn later this month, said in reference to…

US military base in Poland drives a wedge into European unity

By Lukas Ramonas on Thursday, October 18, 2018

Recently, the issue of further expansion of the US military presence in Europe both on a rotational and a permanent basis became a topical issue in the international arena. As it turned out, due to the need to replace US Army Forces personnel and armament in Germany, Poland, Baltic States, the need for armored brigades increased in Kuwait at the same time. According to Army Times report, the Pentagon will…