The question of the status of armed forces abroad presents a problem to the United States only because this era has seen, for the first time, the stationing of our troops on foreign sovereign soil for lengthy periods - in peacetime.
Grabb, Robert C.
"The Status of Armed Forces Abroad,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 9
, Article 5.
Available at: https://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol9/iss1/5