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Countries with a US Military Base (according to wikipedia)

To construct the list I only used wikipedia. This eliminated several answers previously on this list. Ron Paul, Mother Jones and a host of other people or groups claim the US is in at least 100 countries with some 900 bases. They included any country with at least one US solider and/or some sort of building. I will make a separate quiz based on the DoD Base Structure Report listing all countries in which the US military owns a structure greater than 10,000 sq feet
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First submittedAugust 19, 2013
Last updatedOctober 9, 2017
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Afghanistan
Bahamas
Bahrain
Cuba
Denmark (Greenland)
Djibouti
Germany
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Greece
Israel
Italy
Japan
Kosovo
Kuwait
Portugal
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Spain
South Korea
Turkey
United Kingdom
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level 60
Aug 20, 2013
I am surprised there are no U.S. Bases in the United States
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level 74
Aug 20, 2013
Good point. I suppose I should add a comment, foreign bases only, but its kind of obvious once you try USA and it doesn't work.
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level 76
Aug 21, 2013
Cool quiz. More comprehensive than the quiz that was featured before. Is the US really 100% out of Iraq now? I guess State Dept staff doesn't count, though a lot of US embassies around the world are practically small military bases.
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level 74
Aug 21, 2013
Official the last soldier left in December 2011. Of course, the US embassy in Baghdad is one of the world's largest and has at least 160 marines. In addition, there are thousands of personnel and consultants attached to the embassy and consulates. I'm sure some of them are not there to type.
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level 79
Jul 14, 2015
What about Iceland? Keflavik has been handed over to Iceland, but there's Grindavik, a Naval Radio Transmitter Facility staffed by N62 Division.
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level 74
Jul 16, 2015
Not all countries with a US military presence is included. As I stated in the introductory comments I used wikipedia and a US military list -- they only listed countries with a "base"; the definition of which is open to question. Neither included Iceland. If I went with Ron Paul and/or Mother Jones I would have over a hundred nations including Iceland.
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level 49
Feb 11, 2016
Should accept holland!!!!!!!!!!
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level 74
Feb 11, 2016
The Netherlands is composed of several provinces including North and South Holland. My Frisian relatives (Friesland is another province with its own language and culture separate from Holland) would subject you to an hour long lecture on the difference.
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level 43
Aug 27, 2016
Kyrgyzstan... accept Kirghizistan please !
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level 28
Jan 22, 2017
Manas transit center was closed in 2014. Is there any other base in Kyrgyzstan, that i dont know about? Or it shall be removed?
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level 74
Jan 23, 2017
The quiz is four years old. I'm going to have to update it soon -- the US has downsized their overseas commitment.
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level 74
Oct 11, 2017
A different version of the quiz based on DofD information https://www.jetpunk.com/user-quizzes/42254/countries-with-a-us-military-presence
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level 38
Aug 24, 2018
You should have included the Netherlands. There are US "Forward Operating Locations" in Aruba and Curacao, both countries within the Kingdom of the Netherlands.