US Foreign Policy

Occupation Funding: opposing the Iraq Supplemental

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War & Pacification
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The Iraq Supplemental bill currently passing through the US Congress is not the anti-war measure that some commentators claim. In continuing to fund the occupation, it also makes concessions on Iraq’s oil law and on US bases, while offering George Bush several loopholes through which to undermine the commitment to withdraw some troops by August 2008, argues Phyllis Bennis.... Read more

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On the rising threats against Iran

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War & Pacification
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The UN Security Council resolution calling for sanctions against Iran is much weaker than the US wanted, but it is already strengthening US efforts to enforce compliance with Washington’s unilateral economic sanctions, argues Phyllis Bennis.... Read more

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“Enduring” U.S. Bases in Iraq

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War & Pacification
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[T]here are people in Washington … who never intend to withdraw military forces from Iraq and they’re looking for ten, 20, 50 years in the future … the reason that we went into Iraq was to establish a permanent military base in thegulf region, and I have never heard any of our leaders say that they would commit themselves to the Iraqi people that ten years from now there will be no military ba... Read more

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Delitos sexuales y prostitución: Okinawa

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Bases militares
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Guerra y Pacificación
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La peculiar mezcla de machismo y militarismo que reina en las bases militares estadounidenses entraña, por lo general, problemas en las relaciones con las mujeres locales. Las zonas cercanas a las bases suelen registrar niveles elevados de prostitución, mientras que, debido a los acuerdos gubernamentales que protegen a los soldados estadounidenses de toda acción legal, los delitos sexuales... Read more

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Déficit democrático e inmunidad: Las Filipinas

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Bases militares
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Guerra y Pacificación
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Con contadas excepciones, las bases militares extranjeras operan al margen de los procesos democráticos habituales. Los gobiernos, sean o no democráticos, establecen acuerdos que se caracterizan por la exención de responsabilidades. Así, las autoridades de las bases estadounidenses están autorizadas a desempeñar sus actividades en secreto, y toda pregunta sobre sus prácticas militares, esté di... Read more

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Para saber más…

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Collection: 
Bases militares
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Guerra y Pacificación
Subtitle: 
Los tentáculos del imperio
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Articulos 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 AlterNet, 19 February Johnson, Chalmers (2004) America’s Empir... Read more

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