• Poland Offers to Pay Billions for ‘Fort Trump,' a Russia-Facing Military Base

    2 monthes ago - By Fortune

    Mexico may not pay for a border wall, but Poland has offered to pay to build a permanent military base for the U.S. In a joint press conference following a meeting with Polish President Andrzej Duda, President Donald Trump said Poland had offered over $2 billion towards the costs.
    Duda said, “I invite you to post more American military troops in Poland,” and offered to name the base “Fort Trump.” Duda didn't confirm the amount Trump stated.
    The U.S. maintains about 3,000 troops in Poland on a rotating basis. Poland would like a larger and permanent presence. Trump said Russia has “acted...
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  • Poland says it's willing to pay $2 billion to build 'Fort Trump,' and Trump sounds interested in the offer

    Poland says it's willing to pay $2 billion to build 'Fort Trump,' and Trump sounds interested in the offer

    2 monthes ago - By Business Insider

    Poland wants a permanent US presence, and the government has said its willing to pay for it.
    On Tuesday, President Donald Trump said the US was "looking at it very seriously."
    Poland's interest is longstanding, and is of a piece with broader concern in the region about Russia.
    Poland said earlier this year that it was willing to pay up to $2 billion to help fund a permanent US military presence there - a proposal President Andrzej Duda reiterated during the country's Army Day celebration in August.
    Duda visited President Donald Trump at the White House on Tuesday, and his country's...
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