Pentagon Increases U.S. Presence in Europe

Posted October 22, 2014 at 5:07am

Navy Times reports that “as the nation’s eyes are on the Ebola outbreak and the fight with Islamic State militants, the situation in Europe is getting decidedly colder — think Cold War.”  

“In mid-October, two U.S. Navy ships steamed into the Black Sea; hundreds of U.S. Army troops began training with NATO allies in Eastern Europe; and the Navy stood up its first shore-based missile defense site, in the former Soviet bloc state of Romania.”