Biden authorizes Pentagon to deploy 3K reserve troops to Europe in response to Ukraine war
President Biden on Thursday authorized US military leaders to deploy as many as 3,000 reservists to Europe in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
The order is intended to augment US troops already overseas as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, the president said in a statement released by the White House after his five day trip to Europe, during which he attended a two-day NATO summit in Lithuania.
“By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America . . . I hereby...