New Fort Trump details revealed ahead of Polish president’s visit to White House
The number of US troops meant to be stationed in Poland as part of Fort Trump has been increased from 1,000 to 2,000, reports Dziennik Gazeta Prawna daily
US ambassador to Poland denounces Reuters claim that Fort Trump project has been abandoned
Ambassador Georgette Mosbacher called Reuters article “fake news” and stressed that talks on increased US presence in Poland are “on track”
Poland’s leadership in the region is crucial, says John J. Sullivan
Other countries in the region look to Poland for guidance, says US Deputy Secretary of State John J. Sullivan. He underlined the importance of Poland as a US ally and the need to increase its security, and denounced Nord Stream 2 (NS2).
“A step forward” on Fort Trump
The US Congress and the Pentagon are considering an increase in US military presence in Poland. In a joint letter in “Rzeczpospolita”, ambassadors Georgette Mosbacher and Piotr Wilczek stressed that the Polish-American friendship has “worked out”.
Poles are for “Fort Trump”
More than half of the Polish population are in favor of “Fort Trump” in Poland. According to a survey carried out by the Ministry of National Defense (MON), Poles believe that it would increase the country’s security.
Czaputowicz informs NATO on Tump military plans
Foreign Minister Jacek Czaputowicz has informed NATO of plans to establish an American military base in Poland. “The eventual presence of American troops to a greater extent will help increase the security of Poland, the region and the entire North-Atlantic alliance,” says Czaputowicz.
Polish FM: first decisions on US base next Spring
The Polish foreign minister explains why he supports permanent American bases in Poland. In an interview for Rzeczpospolita, Jacek Czaputowicz estimates that the first decisions should be made next spring and talks about why the US is favorable to building the base in Poland.
Pentagon: Poland is not yet ready for a “Fort Trump”
“Poland is not yet ready,” says US Secretary of the Army Mark Esper referring to the proposal of building a permanent US military base in Poland.
Poland’s game with the US and Germany
Trump’s engagement with the Three Seas Initiative has brought it to new heights. Marcin Kędzierski warns however, that the escalating conflict between Germany and the US could be dangerous for Poland.
Duda in Washington: Words but no action
Witold Sokała explains why the whole “declaration of strategic partnership” between Poland and the US amounts to mere diplomatic trite.
Duda: Let’s build “Fort Trump”
During his White House visit, Andrzej Duda called for building a permanent US military base in Poland and proposed to call it “Fort Trump”. The idea went viral on Polish and American twitterspheres.