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Military bases the U.S. currently has in the Middle East


Military bases the Middle Eastern countries have in the U.S.


Imagine how the residents of Seattle would feel about having an Iranian naval station on Vashon Island. How would people living in Columbus, OH relate to having an Israeli missile sight in the suburbs? Do you think the easy-going folks in Roanoke, VA would appreciate Saudi Arabia putting a few dozen barracks and a munitions depot on the outskirts of town? Do you think the residents of Azusa, CA would have a problem with Yemenis doing infantry training in the nearby Angeles Mountains?

Why do they hate us? They don't. They just don't want us there.

Period.

 

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Imagine how the residents of Seattle would feel ab... by John Rachel on Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012 at 10:13:37 AM
Beautifully and succinctly put, John. Jenny Twist... by Jenny Twist on Friday, Sep 21, 2012 at 1:30:51 AM
Let's be honest with ourselves: America is not w... by John Rachel on Sunday, Sep 23, 2012 at 5:39:32 AM