Web exclusive: US opening base in Kyrgyzstan


by rtamerica

The United States plans to build a new military base in Kyrgyzstan, the US originally planned to open the base before Kyrgyzstan’s former leader was ousted. US defense secretary Robert Gates says the US will decrease spending, so why are they continuing with this base? Rick Rozoff says that the United States is doing this in order to gain stronger footing in the region, especially in Afghanistan.