Latest "u.s. european command" stories
Putin says US and UK were behind Black Sea ‘provocation’
A spokesperson for U.S. European Command reaffirmed the Pentagon’s earlier dismissal of the Russian description of the Black Sea incident involving a British destroyer as false.
Austin orders review of US global troop presence as Biden halts US troops cuts in Germany
Biden said the troop pullout would be halted until Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin does a review of America’s troops presence around the globe.
By Lolita C. Baldor, The Associated Press
US European Command chief: Germany drawdown is ‘on freeze’ amid review
To be sure, it isn’t clear that any moves have already taken place at all.
US Air Force flies B-1 Lancer bombers over East Siberian Sea
The U.S. Air Force flew three B-1 heavy bombers over the East Siberian Sea, north of Russia’s far east, as part of a series of recent maneuvers that the military said Friday are meant to demonstrate American capabilities and ability to support allies, but which a top Russian commander blasted as “hostile and provocative.”
AFRICOM ordered to plan move out of Germany, latest pullout from key European ally
It’s the latest move by President Donald Trump to pull U.S. troops and resources from a key European ally.
By Howard Altman, Meghann Myers, Aaron Mehta and Sebastian Sprenger