‘Far from democratic’: Study says US military intervention in the world is backfiring

A new study finds America’s 800 military bases and counterterrorism presence in 78 countries could be backfiring. “There are more militant groups than there were when we started the so-called war on terror in 2001,” says Stephanie Savell of Brown University’s Costs of War Project. “There’s a ton of blowback to all of this military action around the world.”