“The United States spent $610 billion on its military in 2018, more than the next seven countries combined and nearly ten times more than Russia. There are nearly 200,000 U.S. troops deployed around the world in over 150 countries and the U.S. has nearly 800 military bases in over 60 countries. The United States are officially involved in wars in seven different countries: Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan, Libya, Somalia, Yemen, and Niger, according to the White House. This does not include conflicts where the U.S. is involved non-militarily by providing weapons, training, aid, or other forms of covert assistance, like in Ukraine and more recently, in Venezuela.
In this blog, I will visit some of these unanswered, and for the most part unasked, questions, while exploring in depth the true history of U.S. foreign policy...”