When it comes to America’s wars, more than 16 years later our generals are victorious. Not, of course, in the distant lands where those conflicts grind on unendingly, but in the one place that matters: Washington, D.C
Estimates suggest that maintaining America’s ‘empire of bases’ overseas costs at least $156 billion annually.
WASHINGTON --- The United States maintains about 800 military bases in at least 160 countries, according to a military scholar. In a Sept. 13 report for Tomdispatch, based on his book “Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the