Nick Turse, asso­ciate edi­tor of TomDis​patch​.com, is the author of The Com­plex: How the Mil­i­tary Invades Our Every­day Lives (Met­ro­pol­i­tan Books) and a forth­com­ing his­to­ry of U.S. war crimes in Viet­nam, Kill Any­thing That Moves (Metropolitan/​Henry Holt). His web­site is Nick​Turse​.com.
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Runaway Empire: Last Year, U.S. Commandos Were Deployed to 75% of World’s Countries
American Special Operations Forces are expanding globally.
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Trump’s Covert Wars: Elite Commandos Deployed to a Record 149 Countries in 2017
Trump’s first year set a record for U.S. special ops.
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Generals and Cops Trained by the Pentagon Are Staging Coups All Over the World
U.S. trained and educated officers are toppling governments and expanding American proxy power.
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The U.S. Military Is Expanding Its Secret Drone Warfare in Africa to Combat the Rise of ISIS
American efforts are underway to create a string of drone bases in Africa.
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Why Are U.S. Special Forces Operations Expanding Across the Globe?
This year alone, U.S. Special Operations forces have been deployed to a record-shattering 147 countries—75% of the nations on the planet.
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Why the U.S. Spent Billions on an Army that Conscripted Child Soldiers
Was that in the "national interest of the United States?"
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With Missions in 105 Countries, We Are In the Golden Age of Black Ops
The U.S.'s most elite forces are conducting missions around the world ranging from kill/capture night raids to training exercises—and this year could see more such missions than ever.
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Casualties Continue in Vietnam
The devastation of unexploded ordnance from the ‘American War.’
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The Body Count On Main Street
The financial crisis takes a human toll
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War Crimes Hunter
On the Trail of Atrocity in Vietnam