WASHINGTON — U.S. military and diplomatic officials are weighing a plan to send special forces troops to Kyiv to protect the newly reopened embassy there, proposals that will force the Biden administration to balance expectations. wants to avoid escalating the US military presence in a war zone against concerns about US officials say the safety of US diplomats.
President Biden has yet to be presented with the proposal. But if he does, the military will only be deployed to protect and secure the embassy, which is within range of Russian missiles, US officials said. Their presence inside Ukraine would mark an escalation from Mr. Biden’s initial pledge that no US troops would be sent to the country.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/pentagon-weighs-deploying-special-forces-to-guard-kyiv-embassy-11653237183 Pentagon Weighs Deploying Special Forces to Guard Kyiv Embassy