Nick Turse is the managing editor of TomDispatch.com and a fellow at The Nation Institute. A 2014 Izzy Award winner, he has reported from the Middle East, Southeast Asia and Africa, and his pieces have appeared in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Nation and regularly at TomDispatch. Turse's New York Times bestseller Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam received a 2014 American Book Award.
What seventy downed drones reveal about the new American way of war.
What a busted robot airplane tells us about American empire in 2012 and beyond.
An investigation by TomDispatch reveals the outlines of a secretive training program in the Middle East that is funded by Pentagon, and wholly at odds with Washington’s professed aims of supporting democratic reform.
Meet the secret bases that make up the backbone of a new American robotic way of war.
When it comes to subjecting resource-rich, developing countries to American military power, President Obama is in the process of outdoing his predecessor.
Uncovering the true size and scope of the global war being fought by the Pentagon's secret “shadow warriors.”
How the President and the Pentagon prop up both Middle Eastern despots and American arms dealers.
The increased use of military helicopters to crack down on demonstrators in Yemen begs the question: Are any of these helicopters part of a recent aid package from the Obama administration?
Just how American bullets make their way into Bahraini guns, into weapons used by troops suppressing pro-democracy protesters, opens a wider window into the shadowy relationships between the Pentagon and a number of autocratic states in the Arab world.
High-powered magnets, guided bullets and high-flying drones are all part of the Pentagon’s battlefield vision of tomorrow’s tomorrow.