In the end of October 2019, The Danish government chose to go against the interests of Washington D.C. when they gave permission to Russian Gazprom to build the North Stream 2 natural gas pipeline through its waters.
The President of the United States, Donald Trump, is scheduled to make an official state visit to Copenhagen, Denmark on September 2-3, 2019.
In a recently conducted meeting by the Danish Foreign Ministry it was revealed that the USA has asked Denmark, and other countries, to send soldiers to the northeastern part of Syria in order to relieve the American troops positioned there.
In the beginning of May 2019 the US State Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, was scheduled to visit Greenland in order to call for a strengthening of the American military presence there.
On the 28th of January 2018, the Danish Defense Minister, Claus Hjort Frederiksen, presented a new six-year plan for the Danish military.