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.
Will the Biden Administration Shine Light on Shadowy Special Ops Programs?
Amid a broad review of American war-making policy, how and where commandos will be used in the coming years hangs in the balance.
Drone WarsBiden’s War Policy Offers Chance for Change — or More of the Same
The administration is reexamining Trump-era rules governing drone strikes and commando missions outside of conventional war zones, along with much else.
Soldiers in Cameroon, a Close U.S. Ally, Commit Mass Rape, Report Says
The atrocity-filled raid on a village in Cameroon included the rape of at least 20 women, according to Human Rights Watch.
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.”