Build a big military and every problem begs for shock and awe! Ragtag armies in Afghanistan thwarted outright victory and Iraqi insurgents were only pacified by paying the so called sons of Iraq. Military objectives, as it turned out can even be achieved more efficiently without all the costly high tech weapons. America's obsession with the latest high tech weapons and the eagerness to use it, shows Dwight Eisenhower's advice to beware of the "military-Industrial complex" has not been heeded.
There are issues that must be addressed and rectified with regards to US bases overseas, but it helps to have an open, honest dialogue about the issues. This video succeeded in opening dialogue but did so in bad faith.