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
  • Tomgram: Nick Turse, A Wider World of War
  • “We don’t know exactly where we’re at in the world, militarily, and what we’re doing,” said Senator Lindsey Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, in October...

  • A Red Scare in the Gray Zone
  • For the past two years, the US has maintained a special operations contingent in almost every nation on Russia's western border.

  • Where the Bodies Aren't Buried
  • Bearing witness to a murder — and a message — on a dirt path in South Sudan.

  • The Commandos of Everywhere
  • The tabs on their shoulders read “Special Forces,” “Ranger,” “Airborne...”

  • Ghost Nation
  • An ethnic-cleansing campaign by the government threatens to empty South Sudan.

  • America's Winless Wars
  • US military strategy should go beyond "killing people and breaking things" — but it doesn’t.

  • The Numbers Racket
  • AFRICOM clams up after commander peddles contradictory statements to Congress.

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