Moving bases eastward

  • 2003-03-06
STUTTGARTNATO's top military commander in Europe said on March 3 he was in intensive talks with alliance member countries about overhauling the U.S. military base strategy, including shifting resources to new members in the east.General James L. Jones, who is also the head of the U.S. forces in Europe, briefed reporters amid a flurry of reports that Washington planned major base closures in Germany, in part as punishment for its strident opposition to a U.S.-led war on Iraq.The Supreme Allied Commander, Europe said he would visit all 19 NATO member countries and the seven East European coun...
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