The Pentagon spends hundreds of billions of dollars maintaining some 1,000 US bases overseas – in every corner of the globe. The rest of the world combined maintains a total of 77 military bases outside of national borders. In this “we’re number one.” But what is the cost? As Professor Robert Pape has extensively researched, it is the sense of being occupied by a foreign power that most motivates potential suicide terrorists. Is a US worldwide military empire really keeping us safe…or is it just making the military-industrial complex rich? Tune in to today’s Ron Paul Liberty Report:
Reprinted from The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity.