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US Bases Iraq

US Wants 58 Bases In Iraq, Shiite Lawmakers Say

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

McClatchy reports the U.S. is demanding 58 military bases in Iraq as part of a "status of forces" agreement that would allow American troops to remain...

US Quietly Expanding Permanent Bases Throughout Middle East

Washington Post | William M. Arkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The "pause" is now official, replacing the surge. Once the summer's withdrawal of five-plus brigades from Iraq is completed, a broad consensus of defe...