Further reading

01 March 2007

Resources to know more about US military bases around the world.


Gerson, Joseph (2003) US Foreign Military Bases & Military Colonialism: Personal and Analytical Perspectives ZNet, 5 December

Mian, Zia (2005) Protecting the Empire: Nuclear Weapons, Military Bases and the United States Japan Peace Conference,November

Johnson, Chalmers (2007) 737 U.S. Military Bases = Global Empire Japan Focus,22 February

Johnson, Chalmers (2004) America’s Empire of Bases TomDispatch, 4 January

Lutz, Catherine (2006) A US `invasion' of Korea Boston Globe, 8 October

Lutz, Catherine (2005) "Base benefits don't add up" Los Angeles Times, 25 August

MacAskill, Ewen (2002) From The Suez To The Pacific: US Expands It's Presence Across The Globe The Guardian, 9 March

Manabu, Sato (2006) Okinawa Forced to 'Choose' its Own Subjugation Asahi Shimbun, 22 August

Shamoo, Adil (2006) Permanent US Bases in Iraq are Immoral Foreign Policy in Focus, 19 April

Van der Zeijden, Wilbert (2007) Outposts of Empire Red Pepper, March

Vine, David (2007) Island Of Injustice: The U.S. Has a Moral Duty o the People of Diego Garcia Washington Post, 2 January


Enloe, Cynthia (1990) Bananas, beaches and bases: making feminist sense of international politics Berkeley: University of California Press

Ferguson, Kathy and Turnbull, Phyllis (1999) Oh, Say, Can You See? The Semiotics of the Military in Hawai`iMinneapolis: University of Minnesota Press

Gerson, Joseph and Birchard, Bruce (eds) 1991 The Sun Never Sets: Confronting the Network of Foreign U.S. Military Bases Boston: South End Press

Johnson, Chalmers (2007) Nemesis: The Last Days of the American Republic New York: Metropolitan Books

Johnson, Chalmers (2004) Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy and the end of the Republic New York: Metropolitan Books

Johnson, Chalmers (2000) Blowback: The Costs and Consequences of American Empire New York: Henry Holt and Co.

McCaffrey, Katherine (2002) Military Power and Popular Protest: The U.S. Navy in Vieques, Puerto Rico Chapel Hill, NC: Rutgers University Press

Lindsay-Poland, John (2003) Emperors in the Jungle: The Hidden History of the U.S. in PanamaDurham NC: Duke University Press

Simbulan, Roland (1987) The bases of our insecurity: A study of the US military bases in the Philippines Metro Manila: Balai Fellowship

Tanaka, Yuki and Tanaka, Toshiyuki (2001) Japan's Comfort Women: sexual slavery and prostitution during World War II and the US Occupation London: Routledge

Vanaik, Achin (ed.) 2007, Selling US WarsNorthampton, MA: Interlink