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Overseas Bases

Contractors and the US Military Empire

David Isenberg | Posted 10.14.2012 | Business
David Isenberg

Outsourcing has become an integral part of modern DoD operations. For the Pentagon to better compete it must increasingly operate like a transnational corporation. To do so it has adopted the corporate strategies of rightsizing, outsourcing, and offshoring.

450 Bases and It's Not Over Yet

Nick Turse | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics
Nick Turse

Whether the construction at Kandahar is designed to free up facilities elsewhere for CIA drone operations across the border in Pakistan or is related only to missions within Afghanistan, it strongly suggests a ramping up of unmanned operations.

Breaking Down Bases

John Feffer | Posted 01.01.2012 | Politics
John Feffer

Our elected representatives are desperate to find cuts in military spending that won't lead to job loss among their constituents. One cut would not compromise employment at home: U.S. overseas bases.

Lucia Graves

Lawmakers Call For Cuts In Military Spending | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the budget crisis worsens, some lawmakers are looking where others dare not - at defense spending. In a letter to the National Commission on Fiscal...