Stories by Nick Turse

Nick Turse is the managing editor of TomDispatch and a fellow at the Nation Institute. A 2014 Izzy Award and American Book Award winner for his book Kill Anything That Moves, his pieces have appeared in the New York Times, the Intercept, the Los Angeles Times, the Nation, and regularly at TomDispatch. His latest book is Tomorrow's Battlefield: U.S. Proxy Wars and Secret Ops in Africa. subscribe to Nick Turse's feed

Posted on: Aug 10, 2017, Source: TomDispatch

More money and more weapons don't equal more success for the Pentagon.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2017, Source: TomDispatch

We're dealing with a political and military establishment that often appears bereft of strategic vision and hasn’t won a major war since the 1940s.

Posted on: Jan 5, 2017, Source: TomDispatch

They were supposed to fight terrorists, but all those troops haven't necessarily made the world safer.

Posted on: Sep 6, 2016, Source: Tom Dispatch

The U.S. military can't agree on how many missions have been carried out by its most elite troops in Africa.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

A general with an uncanny knack for self-promotion.

Posted on: Jun 23, 2016, Source: Tom Dispatch

AFRICOM clams up after commander Peddles contradictory statements to Congress.

Posted on: Jun 14, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

"The struggle" is real—for some.

Posted on: May 29, 2016, Source: TomDispatch

America's forgotten Vietnamese victims.

Posted on: Dec 17, 2015, Source: TomDispatch

Predators and the 'neutralization' of 69 people in Iraq and Syria.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2015, Source: TomDispatch

Iraq, Afghanistan, and Other Special Ops “Successes."

Posted on: Sep 28, 2015, Source: Tom Dispatch

2015 proves to be record-breaking year for the military’s secret military.

Posted on: Sep 10, 2015, Source: TomDispatch

Documents paint a picture of unceasing special ops missions across Africa, many in nations with checkered human rights records.

Posted on: May 20, 2015, Source: Haymarket Books

American efforts on the continent have become ever more militarized -- an excerpt from Nick Turse's new book, "Tomorrow's Battlefield: US Proxy Wars & Secret Ops in Africa."

Posted on: May 17, 2015, Source: TomDispatch

"I’d never seen anything like it, so I pulled out my phone and tried to surreptitiously take a few photos. Not surreptitiously enough, though."

Posted on: Apr 21, 2015, Source: TomDispatch

Documents show that AFRICOM personnel have all too regularly behaved in ways at odds with 'core values.'

Posted on: Apr 14, 2015, Source: TomDispatch

Military missions reach record levels after U.S. inks deal to remain in Africa for decades.

Posted on: Feb 9, 2015, Source: AlterNet and TomDispatch

A groundbreaking investigation examines America's shadowy drone wars.

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.