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The global consequences of relocating U.S. troops in Europe

The Trump administration has announced it will reduce the number of American troops in Europe. While the move has plenty of justification in terms of U.S. interests and policy, the unilateral manner in which it was made threatens NATO unity. Russia and China could even benefit from the fallout. If American policies become more cooperative, the West could stand a better chance of countering challenges from Moscow and Beijing.

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