Former Reagan Budget Director / War Budgeting

Remember the moment there, back at the end of the cold war, when the U.S. could have shifted policy direction away from contined war-time mobilization… The moment passed. The new century has delivered continued crisis. In the holiday season, David Stockman adds his voice to calls for a different vision and wiser security policy

Peace on Earth




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Why does the US have 800 military bases around the world?



Base Nation: American military bases encircle the globe. More than two decades after the end of the Cold War, the U.S. still stations its troops at nearly a thousand locations in foreign lands