Wednesday, August 18, 2004

Is it time for the EU to stop free riding on U.S. forces?

The Germans, docile in the face of the Iraqi threat, if not antagonistic to U.S. interests sounds a different tune when it comes to U.S. dollars. From DW-WORLD.DE

Despite substantial anger among the German populace at US actions in Iraq (photo), and protests at some bases, many Germans see the economic considerations outweighing moral ones when it comes to a continuing presence of American troops in the neighborhood. Officials have begun doing what they can to convince the Americans to stay.

US Troop Pullout To Hit Local German Economies

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