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    Closing bases

    Wilbert van der Zeijden
    17 November 2009
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    The closure of the US military base in Manta is a huge victory for both the Ecuadorian activists who have been campaigning for a decade against the US military presence in their country, and for the international No-Bases campaign.

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    Uprooted: Foreign military bases and forced displacement

    Wilbert van der Zeijden
    17 November 2009
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    Expulsion, or displacement, directly caused by the decision of a government to make way for a military base, is but one of the many problems local communities face when they are confronted with a foreign military presence.

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    Cynthia Enloe

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    Cynthia Enloe is a prominent feminist writer based at Brown University. She worked with TNI's Feminism Project, and has mobilised academics in support of the international no-bases network.

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    Zia Mian

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    Zia Mian is a research scientist with the programme on science and global security, based at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He is a columnist of Foreign Policy in Focus, and contributor to TNI's Militarism and Globalisation project

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    Adriana Rossi

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    Adriana Rossi coordinates Centro del Sur, the Center for Study and Research on Drugs and Drugs Trafficking of the Universidad Nacional de Rosario (UNR) in Argentina. She is a contributing member of the Drugs & Democracy team. Rossi also accompanied a bigger TNI team on a mission to Venezuela and has done research for the No Bases network.

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    Foreign Military Bases and the Global Campaign to close them

    • Wilbert van der Zeijden
    21 July 2009
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    There are more than a thousand foreign military bases worldwide which have become the infrastructure for imperial wars and have severe social and environmental impacts locally that have prompted growing resistance.
  7. Time to close the US bases in the Antilles

    Wilbert van der Zeijden
    02 July 2009
    Article

    The ten-year lease of the two airfields at the Dutch Caribbean island - Aruba and Curaçao - to the US military is now up, which means that the Dutch government has to decide whether to continue with the arrangement.