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.
Biden Defense Secretary Nominee Lloyd Austin Comes Under Fire for Industry Connections
“If General Austin were to recuse himself from decisions … involving Raytheon he could not carry out large parts of his job.”
CIA Contractor Dies in Secret U.S. War in Somalia
Michael Goodboe, a former Navy SEAL, died of injuries sustained in a terrorist attack in Mogadishu, Somalia.
Generation Forever War: Biden’s National Security Picks Herald Return to Hawkish Normalcy
Biden’s picks for State Department and national security adviser are conventional. An opportunity for reform is being squandered.
Election 2020Tantrum and Theater: Trump’s Desperation After Election Loss Isn’t Yet a Coup
Experts say Trump’s lies on election fraud, and personnel shifts at the Pentagon, don’t amount to a coup but there’s danger ahead.