Will Growing The Network Of U.S. Military Bases Help Fight ISIS?
In December, the Pentagon proposed a plan to restructure and strengthen the network of U.S. military bases around the world. The hope is that the plan would help combat ISIS and other terrorist organizations. But author and American University professor David Vine argues that it might have the opposite effect. He speaks with Here & Now’s Peter O’Dowd.
- David Vine, associate professor at American University and the author of “Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World.” He tweets @davidsvine.