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U.S. Commandos Training Right On Russia’s Doorstep

American troops in Europe have increased by 300 percent.

November 7, 2017

U.S. Special Ops Deployed to 138 Countries and Counting

America’s global force multiplying under Trump.

July 3, 2017

Leaker, Speaker, Soldier, Spy

Why David Petraeus didn’t fade away.

July 5, 2016

‘So Many People Died’

Collateral victims of war in Vietnam and Afghanistan share one thing in common–they’re invisible.

January 9, 2013

Baghdad’s Building Boom

America begins nation building at home–provided your home is in the Middle East.

November 15, 2012

Same Strategy, Bigger Map

A jumbo projection won’t fix a failed doctrine of worldwide war.

October 25, 2012

How Many Afghan Bases Are There?

Military and press estimates are all over the map, but base buildup outpaces the height of the Iraq War.

September 4, 2012

Tomorrow’s Blowback Today

America outsources its defense goals to surrogates, but proxies have become enemies before.

August 9, 2012

What Are We Doing In Africa?

AFRICOM’s public affairs department takes issue with Tom Dispatch

July 26, 2012

Worldwide War Made Easy

With a presence in Mexico, Africa, and South Korea, the Pentagon’s new operational theater is global.

June 14, 2012

A Drone-Eat-Drone World

The Pentagon brings “Terminator” to life.

May 31, 2012

America’s Secret Empire of Drone Bases

An accounting by TomDispatch reveals its full extent By Nick Turse | …

October 17, 2011