"Lutz makes a real contribution to the study of the American empire of bases."
-Chalmers Johnson at Truthdig.com
“Catherine Lutz’s The Bases of Empire is a must-read for every American and peace activist. . .Lutz does an extraordinary job distilling the history of U.S. bases and debunking common myths of why they’re needed.
"A real contribution to the study of the American empire of bases. . . This book is an antidote to parochialsim."-Truthdig
"These fascinating case studies provide a powerful assessment of the worldwide network of U.S. military bases and the burgeoning anti-base campaign, and analyze the changing nature of empire building and the re-mapping of the sociopolitical terrain within the context of the 'global war on terror.' A major contribution to understanding the causes and consequences of U.S. military bases at home and abroad."