Stories by Nick Turse

Nick Turse is the managing editor of and a fellow at the Nation Institute. An award-winning journalist, his work has appeared in the Los Angeles Times and the Nation, on the BBC and regularly atTomDispatch. He is the author most recently of the New York Times bestseller "Kill Anything that Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam." You can catch his conversation with Bill Moyers about that book by clicking here. His website is subscribe to Nick Turse's feed

Posted on: Jan 24, 2015, Source: Tom Dispatch

The United States deployed special forces to 70 percent of the nations on earth.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2014, Source: TomDispatch

From Libya to South Sudan, the Gulf Guinea to Mali, our efforts to tame extremism have backfired spectacularly.

Posted on: Nov 17, 2014, Source: Metropolitan Books

Nick Turse's book 'Kill Anything That Moves' exposes the horrors committed by the U.S.

Posted on: Jul 31, 2014, Source: TomDispatch

And why China—not the U.S.—has become the dominant player in the continent.

Posted on: Apr 15, 2014, Source: Tom Dispatch

Sending more armed men is not the solution.

Posted on: Mar 27, 2014, Source: TomDispatch

Documents show the blinding pace in 2013 and more of same in 2014

Posted on: Mar 13, 2014, Source: TomDispatch

Hawks see Africa as a real growth area for future armed interventions.

Posted on: Feb 18, 2014, Source:

The Pentagon's 3-year program to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War is filled with distortions.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2014, Source: TomDispatch

Obama has presided over a huge surge in special operations, vastly out-pacing Bush.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2013, Source: Investigative Fund at The Nation Institute, The Nation

Despite rules of engagement to the contrary, such targeting pervades the entire chain of command—up to the Oval Office.

Posted on: Sep 5, 2013, Source: Tom Dispatch

Behind closed doors, the military says, "Africa is the battlefield of tomorrow, today."