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.
Guest Host: Jennice Fuentes
The beach or Disneyland are typical summer destinations. But for a married couple who both work as defense industry journalists, a worldwide trip to explore the secretive worlds associated with nuclear defense sounded good. Hear how they spent summer 2005, visiting everything from missile silos in Kansas to the Ukraine’s Chernobyl.
- Sharon Weinberger Senior Reporter, "Danger Room", Wired Magazine's National Security Blog; and co-author of "A Nuclear Family Vacation: Travels in the World of Atomic Weaponry (Bloomsbury)
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