A bipartisan group of top military analysts has written to Congress and the Trump administration calling for the closure of U.S. military bases overseas, claiming the move would be an important step toward making the U.S. and the world more secure.
The Polish President has recently expressed a desire to increase the country's military spending and has been petitioning Washington for a permanent U.S. base and more troops. Peace Science has identified the unfortunate concessions countries often make in the name of "security".
In Argentina, protests erupt over a new U.S. "humanitarian" military base near Patagonia. Locals believe the base's real purpose is to protect U.S. interests in the region's natural resources.