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NATO-member Norway wants to double US troops near Russia

By Teri Schultz on Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Norway will ask the US to double the number of troops stationed in its north and send them closer to its border with Russia. The move could raise tensions with Moscow, though Oslo had said it was not targeted at Russia. NATO member Norway has said it will ask Washington to send 700 US Marines to its northern region, compared to 330 on “rotation” since early last year. Oslo’s announcement…