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.
The Pentagon’s Obsession With Secrecy Protected a Marine Accused of Sexual Assault
At a U.S. base in Syria, some attacks get press while others stay hidden.
U.S. Embassy in Niger Threatens a Pesky American Journalist and Then Backs Down
In Niger, going to jail is often a death sentence, especially if you’re an activist or a journalist.
Advocates Demand Oversight and Accountability for U.S. Arms Trade
The war in Ukraine has proven that transparency is possible when it comes to weapons transfers. The Arms Sales Accountability Project wants to make it the norm.
Less Than a Mile From Drone Base, Bandits Stole Bags of U.S. Tax Dollars in Broad Daylight
“The Americans have drones, they have planes, they have sophisticated equipment,” a Nigerien activist told The Intercept. “But it’s not helping.”