A recent announcement from Washington that the United States is giving a four-fold boost to its military spending in Europe has sent waves of joy through Lithuania, but it appears that most of the US military presence will be concentrated in Western Europe, which has the necessary infrastructure already in place to support American forces, rather than Eastern Europe.
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