Nick Turse
  • Programs: The Investigative Fund, Prizes, TomDispatch

    Nick Turse is a fellow at The Nation Institute, an investigative reporter, the managing editor of The Nation Institute's TomDispatch and the co-founder of Dispatch Books. He is the author, most recently, of Tomorrow's Battlefield: U.S. Proxy Wars and Secret Ops in Africa as well as the New York Times bestseller Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam, which received a 2014 American Book Award. Turse was the recipient of a Ridenhour Prize at the National Press Club in April 2009 for his years-long investigation of mass civilian slaughter by US troops in Vietnam’s Mekong Delta, in 1968-1969, during Operation Speedy Express.

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Featured Work
  • Shadow War
  • An American drone unit under wraps.

  • No Success Like Failure
  • America's elite forces deploy to a record-shattering 147 countries in 2015.

  • A Secret War in 135 Countries
  • You can find them in dusty, sunbaked badlands, moist tropical forests, and the salty spray of third-world littorals...

  • Nothing Succeeds Like Failure
  • US Special Ops missions in Africa fail to stem rising tide of terror groups, coups, and human rights abuses.

  • Africa as Battlefield
  • The US is trying to win "hearts and minds" in Africa. It's not going well.

  • America's African Army
  • Presidential waivers, child soldiers, and an American-made army in Africa.

Featured Video
  • Moyers & Company, February 7, 2013