September 5, 2018 | Kissinger once said guerrillas won by not losing. Facing a loss themselves, the military adopted the same strategy.
Articles by Nick Turse
January 17, 2018 | U.S. Special Forces now blanket most of the world, yet terrorist groups continue to proliferate. Maybe militarism isn't the solution.
December 24, 2015 | How the Pentagon is using the "ISIS crisis" to expand its footprint in the Horn of Africa.
November 26, 2015 | The U.S. military has built an extensive archipelago of African outposts, transforming the continent into a laboratory for a new kind of war.
August 5, 2014 | Is the conflict in South Sudan the opening salvo in the battle for a continent?
April 15, 2014 | An AFRICOM official says the U.S. has been "at war" in Africa for over two years.
The Hagel Hearings: The Last Best Chance for the Truth About a Lost War and America’s War-Making Future
January 31, 2013 | Chuck Hagel may well be, as Mr. Obama contends, "the leader that our troops deserve." But don't the American people deserve a little honesty from that leader about the war that shaped him?
January 8, 2013 | Nick Turse's new book uses personal portraits to reveal an often ignored commonality of U.S. wars.
January 3, 2012 | What a Busted Robot Airplane Tells Us About the American Empire in 2012 and Beyond
May 24, 2011 | How the President and the Pentagon Prop Up Both Middle Eastern Despots and American Arms Dealers