Patterson Deppen is a researcher for World BEYOND War, where he compiled this report’s full list of U.S. military bases overseas. He serves on the editorial board at E-International Relations where he is co-editor for student essays. His writing has appeared in E-International Relations, Tom Dispatch, and The Progressive. His most recent article in TomDispatch, “America as a Base Nation Revisited,” offers a look at U.S. military bases overseas and their global imperial presence today. He received his masters in development and security from the University of Bristol. He is a member of the Overseas Base Realignment and Closure Coalition.