Nick Turse is a contributing writer for The Intercept, reporting on national security and foreign policy. He is the author, most recently, of "Next Time They’ll Come to Count the Dead: War and Survival in South Sudan," as well as "Tomorrow's Battlefield: U.S. Proxy Wars and Secret Ops in Africa," and "Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam." He has written for the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, The Nation, and Village Voice, among other publications. He has received a Ridenhour Prize for Investigative Reporting, a James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Turse is a fellow at The Nation Institute and the managing editor of TomDispatch.com.
Pentagon Undercounts and Ignores Military Sexual Assault in Africa
New documents on sexual assault in the U.S. military reveal failures in leadership and accountability at bases in Africa.
In the Least Wired Country on Earth, U.S. Military Asks Airstrike Victims to File Complaints Online
Leaflets convinced many Somali militants to switch sides, but America is less interested in hearing from people hurt by its drones.
Pentagon Undercounts Civilian Casualties in New Report, Experts Say
The annual report vastly understates civilians killed by the U.S. military, and condolence payments are not offered even in confirmed cases.
Voice of America Is Accused of Ignoring Government Atrocities in Ethiopia
Current and former staff described decades of bias in the U.S. government-funded broadcaster’s Ethiopia coverage.