The American Empire in a Changing World


Saturday, December 22, 2012

Chile: ''U.S. expands military presence with base in Chile''

fiscal cliff update.................From AllVoices

''The U.S. global empire of military bases has been a continuing aspect of U.S. hegemony since World War II. See this site.

"Global military bases have been a constant in U.S. foreign policy since World War II. Currently, there are over seven hundred of them worldwide, serving as home for over 2,500,000 military personnel [3]. On top of America’s permanent base structure, the U.S. Navy’s eleven aircraft carriers can also be taken as impromptu military bases insofar that they can be rapidly deployed to project American military power anywhere in the world.''

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