American President Donald Trump is threatening to withdraw thousands of American troops from Germany. He accuses Germany of not contributing enough to NATO. The overall number of US soldiers based in Germany dropped massively at the end of the Cold War. But the country still hosts more troops than any other European country. FRANCE 24 went to Kaiserslautern where more than half of the American soldiers are based. It’s a region where the American presence is an essential part of the economy.
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