Nick Turse is the associate editor and research director of Tomdispatch.com and an Investigative Fund Fellow at The Nation Institute. He is the author of The Complex: How the Military Invades Our Everyday Lives and a forthcoming history of US war crimes in Vietnam, Kill Anything That Moves (both Metropolitan).
We ignore the ever-growing global arsenal of nuclear weapons at our peril.
It’s time to start asking questions of our veterans—hard questions—so that they're not shouldering the blame, or truth, of war alone.
What does it mean when torture, already the definition of "cruel," becomes usual?
Today's confirmation hearings are the last best chance to debate the truth about a lost war and America's war-making future.
When we will begin to learn the real lessons of Vietnam?
As the infrastructure of many U.S. cities crumbles, the Pentagon continues to pump over a billion dollars into military bases throughout the Middle East.
The US empire is a lesson in how not to change a changing world.
Total tops Iraq at that war’s height.
The election year outsourcing that no one is talking about.
An exchange between Colonel Tom Davis and TomDispatch Associate Editor Nick Turse about military involvement in Africa.