Posts Tagged: U.S. Military Bases
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.
Though better known for his brutal war on drugs at home, the Philippine leader's volatile, one-man diplomacy could up-end 70 years of U.S. dominance in East Asia.
Hawaii's members of Congress sit at the linchpin of a huge realignment of U.S. military power. Good luck getting them to talk about it.
It might take someone of Trump’s vapid visibility to drive home the point that "world’s policeman" is not a viable role for the U.S. to play.
Thirty-six years into the U.S. base build-up in the Greater Middle East, military force has failed as a strategy for controlling the region, no less defeating terrorist organizations.
Democracy might not be for everyone, but, like Americans, the Middle East just wants to be free.