It also marks a new historic moment – the first time any Western forces are being deployed on a continuous basis to NATO’s eastern flank.
This is the biggest deployment of United States troops in Europe since the Cold War, aimed at reassuring eastern European countries anxious about what many see as increasing Russian aggression.”We have waited for you for a very long time”, Polish Defense Minister Antoni Macierewicz said during a ceremony in the western Polish town of Zagan, the Associated Press reported.”America will always stand with Poland to defend freedom”, US ambassador Paul W. Jones said Saturday.Hailing from Fort Carson, Colorado, the so-called “Iron Brigade” comprising some 3,500 soldiers and heavy equipment will also be deployed in North Atlantic Treaty Organisation partners Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Bulgaria and Hungary on a rotational basis.Only days before his presidency ends, President Barack Obama sent over 3,000 US troops into Poland but many wonder if incoming President Donald J. Trump will continue the presence as he prepares to take over the role of commander-in-chief.’One thousand or 10,000 – we’re talking about the increase of military presence.
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Russia’s president Vladimir Putin is always calling everyone he dislikes “Nazis” and “Fascists”, but he does not like to admit that Russians were also “Nazis and Fascists” prior Adolf Hitler’s invasion of Russia. “People are very excited to see us”.However, president elect Donald Trump has rejected these claims and instead believes Russian Federation could be a good friend to the country.But Polish Foreign Minister Witold Waszczykowski warned in an interview Friday with Poland’s RMF radio that any warming of the US-Russia relationship should not come at his country’s expense.This goes along with Trump’s desire to improve America’s ties with Russian Federation. These actions threaten our interests, our security.CNN reports there are also 2,400 pieces of military equipment including tanks sent over.The deployment is a reaction to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea peninsula.The US says the troops will take part in exercises in Poland and across Europe.