The commander of US and NATO forces in Europe said today at the US Senate Defense Committee that he expects that in the wake of the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the temporary deployment of forces in Central and Eastern Europe has increased the US military presence in Europe to more than 100,000 people.

General Todd Walters, who is also the commander of US and NATO forces in Europe, told senators that he “suspects that after analyzing the situation, we will come to the conclusion that we will need more soldiers in Europe.”

dream. Roger Wicker asked Walters whether the United States should retain its forces on a rotational basis (as in Poland) or increase a permanent presence (as in the West). “There are pros and cons to each of these solutions,” the general replied.

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand asked if the number of US forces in Europe would change “in the next few weeks.” “Yes, that number could go up,” Walters replied, but that depends on what happens in Europe.

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