David Vine

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David Vine (@DavidSVine) is professor of political anthropology at American University and the author of “Island of Shame: The Secret History of the U.S. Military Base on Diego Garcia” (Princeton University Press, 2011) and “Base Nation: How U.S. Military Bases Abroad Harm America and the World” (Metropolitan Books, 2015). David co-directs the Chagos Archive (www.chagosarchive.org) and Let Us Return USA! (www.letusreturnusa.org). His newest book, “The United States of War: A Global History of America’s Endless Conflicts, from Columbus to the Islamic State,” was a finalist for the 2021 LA Times Book Prize in History.

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