David Vine

David Vine is assistant professor of anthropology at American University, in Washington, D.C. He is the author of Island of Shame: The Secret History of the U.S. Military Base on Diego Garcia (Princeton University Press, 2009). He has written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Guardian, andĀ Mother Jones, among other places. He is currently completing a book about the more than 1,000 US military bases located outside the United States.

The Military’s New Lily-Pad Strategy The Military’s New Lily-Pad Strategy

How the Pentagon is quietly transforming its overseas base empire and creating a dangerous new way of war.

Jul 16, 2012 / David Vine