Poland wants a permanent US presence, and the government has said its willing to pay for it.
On Tuesday, President Donald Trump said the US was “looking at it very seriously.”
Poland’s interest is longstanding, and is of a piece with broader concern in the region about Russia.
Poland said earlier this year that it was willing to pay up to $2 billion to help fund a permanent US military presence there — a proposal President Andrzej Duda reiterated during the country’s Army Day celebration in August.
Duda visited President Donald Trump at the White House on Tuesday, and his country’s interest in hosting the US Army, and its willingness to pay for it, appear to have resonated with Trump.
“We’re looking at it very seriously,” Trump said during an Oval Office meeting with Duda, according to Bloomberg.
“Poland is willing to make a very major contribution to the United States to come in and have a…