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U.S. Mulls Military Bases on Foreign Soil
While Closing Bases at Home, U.S. Considers Offers From Foreign Governments
By ROBERT BURNS
The Associated Press

Apr. 14, 2005 - Even as the Pentagon prepares to shutter dozens of military bases at home, it is weighing offers from many foreign governments to set up shop on their soil or, in the case of Afghanistan, stay put.

The Bush administration is eager to maintain a military presence in Central Asia, a traditional crossroads and lately a haven for terrorists and Islamic extremists. But it has yet to make final arrangements and faces political uncertainties in countries like the former Soviet republic of Kyrgyzstan.

http://abcnews.go.com/International/print?id=668786


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