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  •  Many of them are residue from WWII (3+ / 0-)
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    geph, Texas78704, Nailbanger

    in countries that are loyal allies today.

    To wit:  Okinawa (Japan), Germany, Italy.

    They have become institutions in those countries and career postings for those aspiring to the highest ranks.

    Tell me, how many foreign countries have bases on US soil?

    Buehler - Buehler???

    •  Ecuador? (0+ / 0-)

      Okay, they only requested one in exchange for renewing the lease on the Manta military base.  I don't think it was approved, though.

      Let America be the dream the dreamers dreamed (It never was America to me.)

      by Texas78704 on Tue Jan 26, 2010 at 06:09:32 PM PST

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