Nick Turse

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Is US Aid Suppressing Yemen’s Freedom Struggle? Is US Aid Suppressing Yemen’s Freedom Struggle?

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 admin...

Apr 28, 2011 / Nick Turse

How the Tiny Kingdom of Bahrain Strong-Armed the President of the United States How the Tiny Kingdom of Bahrain Strong-Armed the President of the United States

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 b...

Mar 15, 2011 / Nick Turse

Future Weapons, Future Wars and the New Arms Race Future Weapons, Future Wars and the New Arms Race

High-powered magnets, guided bullets and high-flying drones are all part of the Pentagon’s battlefield vision of tomorrow’s tomorrow.

Feb 1, 2011 / Nick Turse

America’s Empire of Bases 2.0 America’s Empire of Bases 2.0

How many military bases does the US really have around the globe?

Jan 10, 2011 / Nick Turse

Off-Base America Off-Base America

As prospects dim in Iraq, the Pentagon digs in deeper around the Middle East.

Nov 17, 2010 / Nick Turse

Digging in for the Long Haul in Afghanistan Digging in for the Long Haul in Afghanistan

How permanent are America's Afghan military bases?

Oct 21, 2010 / Nick Turse

Publish or Perish Publish or Perish

The military may not be winning the Afghan War, but it is winning the Afghan publishing wars at home, with a striking percentage of books on the war Pentagon-influenced or simply P...

Oct 14, 2010 / Nick Turse

The ‘American Way of War’ Quiz The ‘American Way of War’ Quiz

To weigh your skills, take the eleven-question pop quiz below, and see if you deserve to be a four-star general, a gun-totin’ mercenary or a mere private.

Sep 14, 2010 / Tom Engelhardt and Nick Turse

Afghanistan on Life Support

Afghanistan on Life Support Afghanistan on Life Support

The American war and Afghanistan’s civilians.

Sep 13, 2010 / Nick Turse

Death on Your Doorstep Death on Your Doorstep

What Sebastian Junger and Restrepo won't tell you about war.

Jul 13, 2010 / Nick Turse

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