Troops Overseas

Ognibene, Peter J.
October 1973
New Republic;10/20/73, Vol. 169 Issue 16, p12
Focuses on the commitment of the U.S. in putting servicemen stationed on different foreign soils. Budget of the country with regard to the troops overseas; Number of servicemen stationed in Southern Germany; Information that U.S. nuclear power has been, and remains, the key military deterrent to a Soviet invasion; Information that the direct cost of the U.S. garrison in Europe is about $4 billion, and while its NATO allies have offset some of these costs through purchases of U.S. weapons, the net balance-of-payments deficit for 1972 was $1.7 billion.


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