We want a "peace economy" that creates jobs, invests in our communities, restores and improves public services, saves the environment, and builds the infrastucture. We urge you to sign the petition at www.jobs-not-wars.org that calls for an end to the austerity and militarism that this Congress and Administration seem intent on.
This base has been important to the US since 2001 as a shipping point for the Afghanistan war. But the newly elected president of Kyrgyzstan is worried that someone will attack it. So he will close it.