February 3, 2019  |  Updated February 5, 2019

#PutinAtWar: Contradictions Against “Fort Trump”

By Donara Barojan

Kremlin-controlled media — namely RT and Sputnik News — have put out 16 different narratives arguing that a permanent U.S. military base in Poland, known as “Fort Trump,” would be unacceptable.

Most of those narratives, however, contradict one another, turning “Fort Trump” into a military base that simultaneously threatens and does not threaten Russia, condemns Warsaw as the regional provocateur and argues that Warsaw is merely a pawn of NATO and the United States, and suggests Poland is a sovereign country that has the right to ask the United States for a permanent base whilst saying Poland is giving up its sovereignty by doing so.

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