Poland Wants Permanent US Military Presence – And They’re Willing to Pay

 In Foreign, Military

American Military News reported that Poland sent a document to the United States asking for a permanent military presence in their country. Up to this point, the US has been there on a temporary basis through rotations. Poland is willing to pay $2 Billion to establish that permanent presence.

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Why, you ask? Polish authorities are legitimately worried about the aggression of Russia after their annexation of Crimea. Unlike the fake fears of the Democrats here, Poland is concerned that Russia will encroach on their country, so are asking for a permanent deployment of a United States Armored Division for what they term as a “clear and present need.”

“This proposal outlines the clear and present need for a permanent U.S. armored division deployed in Poland, Poland’s commitment to provide significant support that may reach $1.5-2 billion by establishing joint military installations, and provide for more flexible movement of U.S. forces…Poland welcomes the United States’ steadfast support for maintaining the country’s safety, security and sovereignty, and is facilitating rotational deployments of U.S. forces throughout the country. While Poland recognizes and commends the significant lengths the United States has taken to strengthen the bilateral relationship and foster greater collective security, it likewise believes that together, the United States and Poland can do more to create a stronger, more resilient alliance, through an enduring presence.” Poland Ministry of Defence

Poland has been in talks with the US over the proposal, but Russia is extremely unhappy about it. Congress has called for a review, and the Pentagon isn’t talking about whether or not it will be enacted, according to the Army Times.

Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov stated that there would be a reaction from Russia. In an article on Russian media Tass he stated: “In general, when we record gradual expansion of NATO military structure towards our borders … this certainly does not contribute to security and stability on the continent in any way.”

Next month’s NATO meeting in Brussels is likely to be a lively discussion.

Featured photo:  A U.S. Army infantryman waits atop an M2 Bradley fighting vehicle for the start of a live fire training exercise at Presidenski Range in Trzebian, Poland, March 26, 2018. (Spc. Dustin Biven/Army)

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