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US deploys biggest army to Europe in years for training

The US army is deploying its largest number of troops to Europe in 25 years as 20,000 troops are expected to take part in a massive force projection exercise, joining some 9,000 troops already there. The exercises will span across 10 European countries from May-June at a time of increased tensions with Russia. The aim is to show the US can deploy massive forces quickly to Europe, if needed.

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