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Iraq – The Bases Are Loaded

Posted by Dave (The Void) on July 4, 2007

What do the world’s second busiest airport, an embassy the size of the Vatican city-state, and an important Mesopotamian heritage site have in common? See this documentary (28 mins) from AlternateFocus (h/t PeoplesGeography).

Slowly, the occupying armies in Iraq are moving from many small encampments to a few town-sized megabases. Far away from the frontline – and further still from the Iraqi people – these vast luxurious complexes make a pretty penny for the industrial military complex, and will guarantee an American presence in Iraq for generations. Forget “… when the job is done”, and welcome to imperial annexation.

2 Responses to “Iraq – The Bases Are Loaded”

  1. […] multinational peacekeepers – in charge, and it certainly doesn’t sound like dismantling the townsized megabases they’ve spent the last four years building. No longer caring who gets blown up by whom, […]

  2. […] 7th, 2007 · No Comments Thanks (again) to Throw away your telescreens I came across the Alternate Focus: Broadcasting the other side of the […]

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