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Troops
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1,000,000
40,000
34,000
23,000
12,000
10,000
8,100
7,100
6,100
5,900
Troops
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2,000
1,800
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level 72
Jan 16, 2013
Only 15% got Bahrain? There is a huge US presence there. The US Navy's 5th Fleet is there. It's the main foothold the Navy has in the Gulf. There is a larger Army presence in Kuwait, and an (unofficial- which I guess is why it's not counted here) air force presence in Saudi Arabia, but Bahrain is full of American seamen. It's funny 16% missed the USA, too. :D Though it took me a while to get it myself.
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level 19
Nov 29, 2013
yeah i missed all the navy bases
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level 44
Jul 30, 2014
Most Americans have never even heard of Bahrain.
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level 58
Apr 8, 2015
According to Dictionary.com, most speakers likely know this country.
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level 55
Jan 14, 2016

That's honestly really offensive to us Americans...I admit that we can be ignorant and offensive at times but honestly. Give us some credit. If Americans were all stupid then we wouldn't have become one of the most technologically advanced countries in the world. Bahrain is one of those countries in the Middle East that has a ton of oil but is at high risk for war. I imagine that it's close enough to Syria and Israel to be affected negatively, and Kuwait is closer to it. What I find surprising is that all these tiny little countries with barely anything in them (sorry kalbahamut) have such a strong United States presence.

You'd think that countries like the UK, Spain, Italy, Japan, South Korea wouldn't need US aid because they are advanced and generally have a lot of power. Not to mention, recently they have been at peace with very few battles fought...although technically the Korean War is still going on. Belgium, for instance, is unlikely to be attacked by any countries.

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level 72
Jan 16, 2016
As long as beetboy is willing to concede that most non-Americans have also never heard of Bahrain, I see no problem with the statement. I do doubt the majority of Americans know that Bahrain is a country. Having previously lived there, I know from experience.
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level 65
Jan 16, 2016
cosmokim ....... UK, Italy etc do not need aid from US, nor do they receive it. The US has a presence in the European Countries mentioned for their own benefit. And are given permission by these European Countries so that they will have bases in Europe nearer to hot spots elsewhere.
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level 51
Jan 10, 2018
Belgium is on the list mainly because it has both the military and civilian NATO Headquarters in Europe. Sure, compared to the US, we Europeans put a lot less money into military spending and you can criticize that. But the only time NATO has every been called to help and defend it's fellow member states was when the US was attacked on 9/11.
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level 51
Oct 10, 2014
I believe most countries would like to be full of American Seaman.
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level 65
Jan 20, 2015
If I could like comments, sir, you'd be the first
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level 49
Oct 8, 2015
I suspect a lot of countries feel like they might as well be full of American seamen.
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level 26
Feb 18, 2016
Tee hee
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level 44
Feb 24, 2017
They'd be guaranteed support for at least 18 years.
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level 55
Oct 16, 2014
I missed it and was in Manama for R&R. The U.S. Presence is easy to miss even on the ground.
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level 72
Oct 17, 2014
Not in certain neighborhoods.. like Juffair where I had an apartment for 2 years.
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level 51
Oct 23, 2014
Sailors, not seamen lol
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level 72
Oct 31, 2014
actually both.
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level 55
Jan 16, 2016
You don't get the joke do you............................
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level 68
Jan 14, 2016
Bahrain is full of American seamen? Gross.
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level 72
Jan 16, 2016
Bring clean sheets.
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level 56
Oct 9, 2017
next time, aim for the sock
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level 26
Dec 11, 2017
r/IAmVerySmart
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level 72
Jan 10, 2018
And now we've apparently got some servicemen up in Djibouti. Only one I missed this time.
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level 58
Jan 16, 2013
There are several others that have considerably more than 500; Kyrgyzstan, Norway, Greenland/Denmark, Iceland, Netherlands. Not sure about the source but I've personally either been stationed at or traveled through all of the above.
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level 32
Aug 29, 2013
first of all: you're not sure second of all: it may be only 500-690
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level 44
Oct 16, 2014
I'm Dutch and there are some US military members here. Mostly for NATO surveillance and guarding the nuclear missiles stationed here.
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level 56
Jan 14, 2016
That's what I thought. I used to be in the Air Force and have been to Manas Kyrgyzstan 3 times and that base is pretty big... But it might not have that many permanent personnel, it's mostly used for people transiting in and out of Afghanistan
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level 50
Jan 14, 2016
Manas closed a few years ago
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level 33
Jan 16, 2013
8!
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level 41
Jan 16, 2013
Why do we have troops in any of these countries besides Afghanistan? Can you imagine if a foreign country brought their troops to the USA and set up bases?
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level 72
Jan 17, 2013
Germany, UK, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Portugal, Belgium, Japan: they went in after WW2 and never left. During the Cold War it seemed prudent to have some presence along the edge of the Iron Curtain. These days, there's not much reason to have a presence in any of these countries other than Turkey, but there are reasons. Cuba used to be American territory, and it was also a front in the Cold War. As it's 90 miles off the American coast it's not unreasonable to maintain a small presence there though perhaps unnecessary. Probably the main reason is that Guantanamo now functions as a large off-shore prison where US laws don't apply. Kuwait has had troops since the end of Operation Desert Storm, and considering the volatility of the region and the large interest the US has in maintaining stability there, it makes sense to keep them. Same with Bahrain, which has been an American ally since the 1930s. South Korea we've been in since the Korean War as a defensive force to aid our allies there.
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level 48
Jan 17, 2013
I guess when you've actually been stationed overseas at one of the above locations, it makes more sense why we're still in those countries.
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level 21
Aug 11, 2013
Cuba has never been an American territory. Not even an Unincorporated Territory. Certainly a forcibly dependent state after US "helped" them gain independence during the Spanish-American War but US agressive interventionism in the form of the Platt Amendment actually established non-annexation.
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level 26
Mar 10, 2014
Germany likes us there with our bases, Japan uses us for other reasons.
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level 38
Oct 7, 2014
The presence in Turkey was tied directly to the Cold War, too. That's where U-2 flights over the USSR originated...at least until Francis Gary Powers.
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level 67
Oct 16, 2014
The old saw about NATO was that it was created to keep the Americans in, the Russians out and the Germans down. That was before reunification, of course; the Germans are now top dog, for better or worse.
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level 23
Oct 21, 2014
You really think Europe needs protecting from Russia? And even if it did, I'd say the Ukraine affair has proved that US wouldn't/couldn't do anything anyway
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level 66
Jan 14, 2016
SHAPE (Supreme Headquarters of the Allied Powers of Europe) is located near Mons, Belgium, and there's a huge American contingent there. (What, you didn't know the Allied Powers were still a thing?)
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level 44
Feb 24, 2017
OL87, the Teller Amendment actually "established" the fact, but you are correct. Cuba was never a territory, just a protectorate that we didn't allow to have its own independence for 3-4 years.
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level 21
Jan 10, 2018
cuba was owned by the us for a period of time, but quickly became a dictatorship and allies with russia we just happened to decide to keep guantanamo bay
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level 72
Jan 17, 2013
and yes, I could imagine a scenario where some other country might have a military presence in on US soil, though currently it doesn't make sense for any to do so so they don't.
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level 32
Aug 29, 2013
remember the us left afganistan, and im constantly why is us troops in belgium instead of the WHOLE BENELUX
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level 3
Oct 16, 2014
Some US troops are oversea probably because of NATO. If I remembered rightly, the HQ of NATO is in Belgium so there would be US troops there. It is also because of NATO that US troops can be found in Italy
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level 31
May 20, 2014
Its part of what being a super power implies. The basic parameters for a super power (as defined by most academics in the Foreign Policy realms) is an integrated, self sustaining economy (multiple countries poses), a nuclear arsenal (US, UK, France, Russia, China, India, Pakistan, North Korea, and Israel), and a projectable military presence. The US is the only country that fits all three and our global basing is what allows us much of that capability. You ask "what if other countries set up bases in the US?" and that is a fair point, but in a way they do. Go to some of America's larger military locations and you can find forces from our partner nations. Additionally many of these nations want us where we are. South Korea and Japan want us to deter North Korea and China, Europe from the Russians, Kuwait and Bahrain from Iran. This is the price America pays to maintain her status as THE SUPERPOWER.
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level 43
Jan 10, 2018
European politicians want US troops in, but who said your average European people (like me) wanted to be """protected""" from Russia? Protected from what "threat" anyway? We aren't in the 50s or 70s anymore seriously, USSR is over since Dec 1991!
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level 32
Oct 16, 2014
Maybe there is a hypocritical law about this? Illegal for foreign troops in the US. Other countries are not allowed WMD's either of which the US has most.
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level 72
Oct 18, 2014
Actually Russia still has more nuclear weapons than the United States. The USA's are more sophisticated, but, while Russia could destroy the entire world about 7 or 8 times the US could only do so maybe 5 or 6 times.

However, there is no law that states foreign troops cannot be on US soil. There's just no reason for them to be there most of the time. Canadian troops do use US facilities and sometimes train inside the USA.
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level 27
Jan 14, 2016
Actually kalbahamut, I researched, and the U.S.'s nukes could the destroy all life on the planet ~77 times while Russia could only do it 47 times. Good luck sleeping tonight.
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level 50
Jan 14, 2016
While we don't have foreign military bases on US soil we do have foreign military personnel at many locations across the US. Lackland AFB in San Antonio, Tx is host to the Defense Language Institute English Language Center which teaches English to students from over 100 countries. At Holloman AFB near Alamogordo, New Mexico there has been a German Luftwaffe squadron training along side the USAF for 20 years. Those are off the top of my head but there are more.
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level 72
Aug 10, 2016
Only 47? That does make me feel better.

What's your source for that, by the way? Doesn't seem right to me but of course it depends a lot on how you are figuring. Capacity to end all life on the planet is a tricky thing to quantify.
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level 19
Jan 17, 2016
We do have foreign troops in America. Many of our allies, even those in the middle east come here and receive training. Many of our bases in allied nations are actually the base of the host nation.
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level 72
Jan 10, 2018
Why would another country want to spend the money to send troops here? What would they be defending us from? We survived the British Invasion of the 1960s on our own, and John Candy and Rhea Perlman prevented the Canadians from starting a nuclear war in the 1990s, so for now we're good.
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level 56
Jan 10, 2018
@geographygal, You say that as if the US is in each of these countries against those countries' wishes. I am not an expert here, but I would assume that some of these countries agree to an American presence because they want the security. Some of these nations don't have much of a military, so a military presence may be welcome. Of course, it could be that some of these nations' governments want the US there, and the people do not.
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level 34
Jan 28, 2013
48000 still in Germany?? That's ridiculous, bring 'em all home from Europe. Ditto for Japan
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level 72
Feb 3, 2013
I agree that it's ridiculous the US has so many troops in Germany and most places in Europe. In Japan, maybe they don't need quite so many, but considering the announced plan of the US military to "shift focus" to the Pacific... presumably to counter the growing military strength of China and North Korea... it's likely that American military presence will increase in places like Japan, South Korea, and the Philippines.
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level 44
Apr 12, 2013
The japan presence is still necessary as a deterrent to china and for quick reinforcement in Korea if war breaks out again. The European presence probably has less reason to be there and can be reduced, but they already have large bases built there and use them for training and other purposes, to maintain a well-prepared army. They also allow American forces to be quickly deployed to hotspots when necessary from multiple points, much faster and more effective than if they were all in the US. When the rebellion broke out in Libya for example, most of the aircraft that went into action to support the rebels were stationed in bases around Europe.
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level 72
May 14, 2013
True, though the US also has an armada of aircraft carriers, missle destroyers, and nuclear submarines that can be positioned anywhere around the world. Keeping these bases open might be most effective as a recruiting tool- if a kid thinks it's more likely that he'll go to Germany or Japan than Afghanistan he's more likely to want to sign up. :)
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level 26
Mar 10, 2014
Germany is a Major command area and is used to evacuate those in the middle east for emergency treatment when available.
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level 43
May 5, 2016
As you say, the US has a number of carriers, surface warships and submarines, and uses these assets as a form of power projection. But, when you're operating a navy across the globe, you need facilities to maintain them, weapons depots to rearm, etc, etc. You can't just say, "well, we're really broken and we need work beyond the scope of ship's force. Too bad we're off the coast of Syria, so the closest port that will have what we need is Norfolk."
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level 21
Aug 11, 2013
Well, Germany certainly is ridiculous. Japan, however, has no army as a result of Japanese reluctance of repeating the WWII mayhem and of course due to American occupation which demilitarized the country. While its a bit questionable that US forces remain in Okinawa after almost 70 years, they serve as a deterrent to China and North Korea, which you can be sure will target Japan among the first should they turn less than peaceful.
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level 38
Feb 27, 2014
You understand these aren't operational postings in the same way as Afghanistan is? In (for example) Germany that unit would still deploy to Afghanistan on operations, they don't patrol the streets and deal with anything. Also the locals tend to like the increase in business, especially the whore houses and pubs, in Germany.
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level 72
Oct 16, 2014
Japan's "defensive" force is actually one of the best armies in the world. Not on par with the Chinese military anymore, but, they used to be not that long ago.
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level 14
May 29, 2013
I can't believe that I didn't put down 'Murica!
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level 37
Jun 27, 2013
in portugal its actually 713 not 700
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level 51
Nov 2, 2013
These numbers are all approximations. It is ridiculous to not expect them to fluctuate somewhat from month to month.
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level 26
Jan 9, 2014
9300 to many!!!
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level 32
Mar 25, 2014
I didn't realize that the United States counted!
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level 55
Apr 19, 2014
I think the ones in Qatar are all on R&R.
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level 74
Apr 20, 2014
There are american soldiers in Belgium because of the NATO headquarters (the SHAPE). I know that very well, it is in Casteau, near Mons, 20km from my house (the air base is in Chièvres, 6 km from my house, I visited the Chièvres base when I was a child, during the gulf war ;) ).
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level 27
May 28, 2014
amazing that more people got japan than usa...
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level 53
May 28, 2014
There are definitely US troops in Honduras, as well as Mexico and Colombia.
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level 15
Jun 14, 2014
I enjoy that only 83% gets the US :-). Perhaps this quiz should be changed to US Troops outside the US...
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level 66
Sep 11, 2014
Surprised at the lack of African countries here. I thought the US had a military presence in Africa. Must be as part of UN missions. Or temporary rather than permanent.
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level 69
Oct 26, 2015
Not a lot of oil (Nigeria excepted) and not a great deal of strategic value...There is plenty of military action going on in Africa but tends to be localised, and military "peacekeeping" is usually performed by UN-sanctioned forces and comprise mainly personnel from the old colonial powers in Europe
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level 70
Nov 8, 2017
Also a lot of African Union peacekeeping troops. I'm not sure about percentage though
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level 54
Oct 16, 2014
An imperialistic empire of world conquest proportions.
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level 79
Oct 16, 2014
Um, almost all of the countries on this list are VERY happy to have US troops stationed there. In fact there's really only one exception - Cuba. Having a US military base in your country effectively backs you with the might of the most powerful fighting force in the world. Do you really think Russia would have swept into Crimea and eastern Ukraine as they did, if there were US troops stationed there? Not a chance in hell.
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level 44
Jan 14, 2016
South Koreans certainly don't. US soldiers have raped countless women there.
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level 68
Apr 2, 2017
South Koreans do since North Korea is constantly threatening to invade and would do so in a heartbeat if there was no US presence. I have no comment on the rapes since I haven't investigated but I think the freedom they now enjoy would be more welcome than the communism they fought against and the even greater rapes (if your assessment is correct) that would occur from North Korea.
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level 54
Jan 11, 2018
Um, It's not about the country their in, its about their positioning to be anywhere to ensure hegemony. And there are definitely some people in eastern Ukraine who like Russia there as well.
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level 66
Jan 14, 2016
You do understand that most of these are not theatre bases, right? We're not invading Germany, but the largest U.S. military hospital outside the United States is at Landstuhl, near Ramstein Air Base. And in some cases (Incirlik Air Base, in Adana, Turkey) the base is twofold: as a place in a friendly nation for operational maneuvers, but also as a place to train the friendly nation's armed forces.
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level ∞
Jan 10, 2018
Belgium is the source of all the world's problems, not the United States.
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level 52
Oct 16, 2014
The US has a base in Africa as well. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camp_Lemonnier
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level 52
Oct 16, 2014
Djibouti should count as a response.
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level 52
Oct 16, 2014
Agreed. The wiki page cites a Washington Post article saying there are 3200+ military personnel stationed in Djibouti
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level 44
Oct 16, 2014
I guessed djibouti. I think there are quite a few Coast Guard members in the area, but not sure if they are actually stationed there...
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level 55
Oct 16, 2014
Too bad you couldn't squeeze in Denmark (Thule) that really would have messed with minds.
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level 42
Oct 19, 2014
I love that the USA is only the fifth most-guessed answer!
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level 23
Oct 26, 2014
I missed the United States...
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level 73
Jan 14, 2016
You'd think that with a quiz titled "Countries with US Troops," the USA would be the most guessed answer. But apparently not.
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level 71
Nov 16, 2014
A different list than mine. http://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/42254/countries-with-a-us-military-base
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level 31
Nov 30, 2014
Surprised Syria wasn't on
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level 58
Apr 8, 2015
OMG! I guessed North Korea but not South Korea! Ugh!
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level 35
Jun 16, 2015
I'm ashamed to say that I missed the US. And spent far too long sat in confusion thinking 'over a million troops?' I must of heard about this country surely? D'oh
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level 63
Aug 22, 2015
I've now read every comment and in response I have to say this to those who feel we shouldn't have so many troops stationed in so many of these places: We're clear over here and many of the "trouble spots" or high-potential trouble spots are quite a distance away. When anything happens anywhere, the world waits for the Americans to show up and stop it, advise, provide aid, step in, in some capacity. We can't get there as quick, in the force the world seems to expect of us, if our entire military is in country. The rest of the world would be a LOT more vulnerable if we weren't such interlopers...and a simple "Thanks" would be nice every once in a while.
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level 56
Jan 2, 2018
Thanks for the murder of civilians and other war crimes.
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level 23
Jan 25, 2018
I know you're dead jealous and upset at the U.S.'s superpower, but the lies you fabricate have to make a tiny little sense if you want anyone to buy it.
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level 58
Sep 30, 2015
Really? USA? That was a stupid answer.
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level 31
Dec 24, 2015
i got all of them but missed the United States :D
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level 39
Jan 3, 2016
Almost got all of them, but I accidentally typed "portuagk" at the very end.
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level 65
Jan 14, 2016
I forgot USA. I feel like an idiot -_-
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level 58
Jan 14, 2016
Somehow 86% can't get a given answer
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level 36
Jan 14, 2016
Cuba has Gauntanamo Bay, totally forgot. And I knew about Djibouti in the horn of Africa, but i couldnt spell it to save my life. i missed those two and Qatar.
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level 71
Jan 14, 2016
I have a more extensive quiz similar to this. I haven't updated it since 2013 though http://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/42254/countries-with-a-us-military-base
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level 54
Jan 15, 2016
Didn't protect Ukraine from being partly invaded…
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level 68
Apr 2, 2017
We had a pathetic wimp as a President. Putin scared him. Obama wouldn't even send in back up to save the ambassador and troops in Benghazi -- and he had provocation since that was a direct attack against Americans. A President with a backbone would have stood up to Putin.
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level 52
Nov 12, 2017
I think many would disagree. The U.S. and Russia already hate each other enough, and we don't need any more conflict. We try to leave them alone on purpose. Was taking Crimea wrong? Yes, but we can't afford to go around and keep starting more wars, can we?
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level 17
Jan 12, 2018
Ukraine wasn't invaded
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level 65
Jan 18, 2016
There are foreign troops in the USA, unfortunately the USA does not know who or where they are.
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level 45
Apr 21, 2016
TYPOS!!! Would have nearly completed it!
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level 68
Jul 16, 2016
I'm assuming this does not count NATO bases that include US soldiers? In any case, I thought for sure Saudi Arabia would still be on here. I knew we'd done a big draw down, but to below 600? And don't we have some in Kosovo? Or is that one too hush-hush?
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level 2
Dec 25, 2016
When you get all of them...except for the United States ;(
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level 37
Feb 15, 2017
I was very surprised when Israel did not appear as I typed it.
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level 28
Sep 11, 2017
Me too
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level 46
May 10, 2017
I don't know where the wikipedia article is getting it's information from and when it was last updated, but Australia has some 1250 USMC personnel stationed in Darwin, and have had for a few years now. http://www.marforpac.marines.mil/Units/Marine-Rotational-Force-Darwin/
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level 39
Jun 1, 2017
It's odd that the Netherlands isn't included, yet there are two FOB's (Forward Operating Bases or sites) within the Kingdom of the Netherlands (Hato Int'l, Cur. & Beatrix Int'l (Aruba)
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level 52
Nov 12, 2017
Guess they have less than 600 personnel.
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level 29
Jul 19, 2017
Got all but belgium
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level 29
Jul 19, 2017
I was only joking when I typed in Bahrain. XD
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level 28
Sep 11, 2017
Was surprised bout UK France Belgium and Spain, thought they had good enough militaries already. Surprised that the Philippines is not there as it used to be US colony until 1946
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level 52
Nov 12, 2017
They don't have bad militaries, they decided since we are all "friends," we can share each other's land, that's all. It is easier for a country to flex their muscles if they can use their military from just about any point in the world, which is what we do.
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level 51
Sep 11, 2017
Sorry but how have 16% of people missed out the US itself, I mean come on...
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level 34
Oct 19, 2017
Fascinating quiz. I had no idea US had so many troops in Japan. And why Belgium but not France? (Are French too clever?)
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level 67
Nov 3, 2017
I think this is because of the NATO headquarters in Brussels
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level 70
Nov 8, 2017
And the NATO HQ are in Brussels because of French withdrawal from NATO under de Gaulle, previously they were in Paris.
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level 74
Nov 4, 2017
As I said above three years ago, yes, it's because the NATO headquarters are in Belgium (a bunch of Americans in my region, near Mons).
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level 67
Nov 4, 2017
I´m quite sure, that there aren´t US-Marines in Austria. We are neutral, we aren´t allowed to have forign military stationed in our country. Besides, I didn´t find any hint for a US military base in Austria in the internet except for this wikipedia article. I guess, it´s a mistake.
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level ∞
Nov 4, 2017
The Wikipedia article references a spreadsheet from the DOD website. However, after doing more research, its obviously a mistake. I think its most likely that those Marines are stationed in Australia, so I updated the quiz accordingly.
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level 52
Nov 12, 2017
That seems weird to me, I know a number of people who used to be stationed in Vienna, unless of course, they all left recently.
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level 70
Nov 17, 2017
Australia much more likely. Plenty of search results about marines in Australia, nothing about Austria.
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level 7
Jan 10, 2018
More people got Iraq than US, lol.
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level 65
Jan 10, 2018
Protecting from Russian invasion since 1945? Come on JetPunk, so much better than the silly 'red scare'. If anything, recent history shows US troops have made unstable countries even more unstable and veering to disaster, (e.g. Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, etc.)
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level 43
Jan 10, 2018
USSR is over since Dec 1991, I wonder how much frozen in the past people who use the "red scare" argument nowadays to justify NATO and US troops in Europe can be to still believe this.
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level 12
Jan 10, 2018
I love it how only 88% of people guessed US :p. I myself almost forgot about it as well thinking the quiz is about international US troop presence
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level 35
Jan 10, 2018
Why do we don't have here Poland and Baltic States? American soldiers have been there since 2016
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level 53
Jan 10, 2018
There is a good reason for all of these US bases. The US is currently the world's policeman - like it or not - and so has to have a range of bases. The US economic system is predominant and that warrants protection, especially the countries with whom it trades - and anyone who says there is no threat from Russia is either blind, a die-hard communist or a lover of the crypto fascism Putin represents. In response to the 'bring 'em home' and 'let's save the money' crowd of US isolationists, there was a great line from the West Wing TV show ''[US forces stationed abroad and possibly engaged in warfare] is the price you pay for being rich, free and alive at the same time!''
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level 41
Jan 11, 2018
forgot USA *facepalm*
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level 28
Jan 12, 2018
What about Israel?
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level 72
Jan 28, 2018
The IDF defends its own country.
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