Articles by John Lindsay-Poland

Revamping Plan Colombia

July 21, 2009 | Bogotá and Washington are negotiating an agreement for five military bases in Colombia that would escalate the U.S. military's presence in the region.

Yankees Head Home

March 5, 2008 | The U.S. Military reconfigures its unpopular presence in Latin America.

U.S. Military Bases in Latin America and the Caribbean

October 5, 2005 | The explosion of U.S. military interest and funding for Plan Colombia, occurring in the wake of the U.S. withdrawal from military bases in Panama in December 1999, has given rise to a proliferation of new U.S. bases and military access agreements in the region.

Overseas Military Bases and Environment

June 1, 1998 | The United States operates a vast array of foreign bases manifesting many of the same environmental problems found at domestic bases, including toxics in drinking water, explosives on firing ranges, and noise pollution.