The January/February issue of Mother Jones has an article “Can’t Touch This: The wars are winding down. It’s the age of sequester. So why won’t the Pentagon live within its means?”. The article lists examples of the tremendous waste in the Pentagon budget and identifies Senator Patty Murray as one of the key liberal hawks (“Democrats who want more money for the military but aren’t keen on domestic cuts”).
Click here for an interactive 3D visualization of U.S. military bases worldwide, using three.js. (Alternative location is here.) The visualization includes data from 1746 bases. About 700 of the base are in U.S. states and territories; the rest are on foreign soil. The data comes from public sources and is approximate; it does not cover […]