Base Nation

Base Nation

How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World

Book - 2015
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More than two decades after the end of the Cold War, the U.S. still stations its troops at nearly a thousand locations in foreign lands. These bases are usually taken for granted or overlooked entirely, a little-noticed part of the Pentagon's vast operations. Vine shows that the worldwide network of bases brings with it a panoply of ills-- and actually makes the nation less safe in the long run-- in this far-reaching examination of the perils of American military bases overseas.
American military bases encircle the globe; from Italy to the Indian Ocean, from Japan to Honduras. The far-reaching story of the perils of the U. S. military bases and what these bases say about America today.
Published: New York :, Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company,, 2015.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9781627791694
1627791698
Branch Call Number: 355.7097 VIN
Characteristics: x, 418 pages :,illustrations, maps ;,25 cm

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RPursley Mar 19, 2016

Written by an academic who seems to be very anti-American in his portrayal of government and the military.

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