Base-hitter: new Kyrgyz leader wants US air base out

Kyrgyz President-elect Almazbek Atambayev has announced that all military installations should be removed from airports serving the country’s capital, Bishkek. This includes the Manas Air Force Base (also known as the transit transport center) manned by the US military and working for the international anti-terrorist coalition that fights in Afghanistan. “Our airport is a civilian […]