How Can We Be “Withdrawing” from Afghanistan If the US Has 550 Bases There? | Alternet

Somebody is making a lot of money, and it is not the American taxpayer:

Despite years of talk about American withdrawal, there has in fact been a long-term building boom during which the number of bases steadily expanded. In early 2010, the U.S.-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) claimed that it had nearly 400 Afghan bases. Early this year, that number had grown to 450 . Today, a military spokesperson tells TomDispatch, the total tops out at around 550.

And that may only be the tip of the iceberg.

via How Can We Be “Withdrawing” from Afghanistan If the US Has 550 Bases There? | Alternet.

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