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

by David Vine

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David Vine calls for a re-examination of the tenets of U.S. military strategy while demonstrating how American overseas bases raise geopolitical tensions and provoke widespread antipathy towards the United States.

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U.S. Air Force F-22 Raptors are seen parked at Kadena Air Base on the island of Okinawa in Japan. The U.S. military established a presence on Okinawa during World War II. Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Do America's Military Bases Abroad Help Or Hinder Global Security?

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