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2 Army brigades to leave Europe in cost-cutting move

• Washington Post
The Obama administration has decided to remove two of the four U.S. Army brigades remaining in Europe as part of a broader effort to cut $487 billion from the Pentagon’s budget over the next decade, said senior U.S. officials.

The reductions in Army forces, which have not been formally announced, are likely to concern European officials, who worry that the smaller American presence reflects a waning of interest in the decades-long U.S.-NATO partnership in Europe.


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Comment by Powell Gammill
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Only 7,000 soldiers and it is the end of the world....

Comment by Hawkeye
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Wow!! way to go barry....nobody has ever thought of removing troops in order to save money...Wait!!! Ron Paul did years ago,and does now...Sorry Barry,you won`t get any credit for this,or! will you just take it,the credit.

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