Posts Tagged: U.S. Military Bases
Guam and Okinawa have a shared history of exploitation by their governments — and a shared threat from new military installations.
U.S. bases are wreaking havoc to the health and well-being of communities across the world.
When our soldiers kill and die in fruitless wars we don’t know about and can’t end, we’re not a democracy anymore — we’re an empire. And perhaps a fading one at that.
South Korea's alliance with the U.S. means foreign troops on its soil, strained relations with China, and a North that sees no point in negotiating with anyone but Washington.
The United States is using this Pacific colony as its own private firing range.
In 45 countries, U.S. military bases prop up undemocratic regimes of all sorts, while often interfering with local campaigns for democracy.
From Hawaii to Okinawa, Pacific islands seem relegated to serve as neverland vacation getaways — as well as outposts for our military empire.
Trump's foreign policy advisers are plainly unhinged. But the old establishment isn't much better.
As the Trump administration tries to do damage control in Asia, Korean women are leading a movement to re-define their country's relationship with Washington.
Thousands of miles from Standing Rock, in the Indian Ocean, another indigenous group understands what it's like to be displaced and ignored by the U.S. government.