The United States operates hundreds of military bases in foreign countries - a network that extends American influence far outside U.S. borders. We chat with author David Vine, whose newest book explores how America's network of military bases abroad may be making the United States and other countries less safe.
The clock is ticking for U.S. Ambassador John Bolton, President Bush’s controversial envoy to the United Nations. With Bolton’s appointment about to expire, the speculation has begun about whether Bush will have the Senate votes to send him back to the UN — or will have to pick someone else. We look at the list of potential contenders.
- Christine Chen Senior Editor, Foreign Policy magazine
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