The current government of the USA operates in a way that poses no or little thread to the continued operation of the WMF. However, the USA is a two party system and the same can not be said when the Republican Party is to return to power.
All the servers that run the Wikimedia projects are currently in the United States. With servers able to run the full stack of Wikimedia projects elsewhere, two objectives are served.
- up to date data becomes closer to the readers close to the new servers
- the risk of an USA that turns on the Wikimedia Foundation is mitigated