21 ianuarie 2020

Pressure builds against the Pentagon as it weighs reducing troop numbers in Africa

stripes.com

The Pentagon is facing growing pressure from Congress to maintain U.S. troop levels in Africa as the Defense Department considers significantly reducing the American presence to refocus on the Asia-Pacific region.Defense Secretary Mark Esper has undertaken a review of each geographic combatant command, its missions and assignments and will assess whether allies and partner nations can take on more responsibilities, said Jonathan Hoffman, the chief Pentagon spokesman.The review began with the [...]