Tag: military bases
Nick Turse: AFRICOM Goes to War on the SlyApril 2014
U.S. officials talk candidly about bases, winning hearts and minds, and the “war” in Africa.
Nick Turse: U.S. Military Averaging More Than a Mission a Day in AfricaMarch 2014
Documents reveal blinding pace of ops in 2013, and more of the same for 2014.
David Vine: The Italian JobOctober 2013
How the Italian peninsula became a major center of U.S. military power.
David Vine: Where Has All the Money Gone?May 2013
Contractors have raked in $385 billion to build and maintain military bases overseas. How much of the total is fraud?
Nick Turse: Afghanistan’s Base BonanzaSeptember 2012
Despite years of talk about American withdrawal from Afghanistan, the number of military bases there has steadily expanded.
David Vine: The Lily-Pad StrategyJuly 2012
The Pentagon's system of overseas bases is evolving, and a new model for warfare is evolving with it.