No American military will be deployed to Ukraine as tensions rise over the imminent prospect of a Russian military incursion, President Biden stated on Tuesday.
American Military Amid Russia-Ukraine Crisis
Washington – According to administration officials, President Biden is considering sending tens of thousands of US troops, as well as warships and aircraft. This will send to NATO allies in the Baltics and Eastern Europe, as part of an expansion of American military involvement amid mounting fears of Russian incursion into Ukraine.
In the recent report of Forbes, despite growing Russian military presence at the Ukrainian border, Biden assures reporters Tuesday that the US had “no intention” of placing troops on the ground in Ukraine. Furthermore, Biden stated Tuesday that if Russia invades Ukraine, there will be “severe economic implications”.
So far, none of the military options discusses include sending more American Soldiers to Ukraine. President Joe Biden clears out that he does not want to involve in another battle after America’s traumatic pullout from Afghanistan last year.
Battle of Allies
According to Ukraine military intelligence, more than 125,000 Russian military personnel are stationed of the Ukrainian border. The Pentagon said Monday that the Russians have no intention of deescalating. The US send $200 million in lethal military aid to Ukraine in December. It includes ammunition for Ukrainian soldiers.
In the article of Forbes, following a meeting with Russian Foreign Ministry Sergey Lavrov in Geneva last week. Moreover, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said he sees a clear path to reaching a diplomatic resolution with Russia.