Our Base Nation

by David Vine With the U.S. military having withdrawn many of its forces from Iraq and Afghanistan, most Americans would be forgiven for being unaware that hundreds of U.S. bases and hundreds of thousands of U.S. troops still encircle the… Continue Reading  

The Pivot to Africa

The Startling Size, Scope, and Growth of U.S. Military Operations on the African Continent  by Nick Turse via Tom Dispatch They’re involved in Algeria and Angola, Benin and Botswana, Burkina Faso and Burundi, Cameroon and the Cape Verde Islands.  And that’s just the… Continue Reading