28 Jun '17, 1pm

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GARMISCH, Germany — The United States will extend its forward presence of forces in eastern Europe through 2020, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Wednesday, continuing a commitment to the Continent’s security that was declared 70 years ago this month. The extension of forces to train with and strengthen eastern Europe’s ability to counter any further acts of Russian aggression is in line with what former Gen. George C. Marshall, then secretary of state, outlined June 5, 1947, in what became known as the Marshall Plan — a plan to spend billions of U.S. dollars to help Europe rebuild and rebuff the influence of the Soviet Union after World War II, Mattis said. “We can see today in Europe the realization of a strong vision,” Mattis said in a speech at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. “A peaceful, industrious and prosperous continent, free from tyr...

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