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Previous winners of the Izzy Award are Glenn Greenwald, Amy Goodman, Jeremy Scahill, Robert Scheer, City Limits, Sharif Abdel Kouddous, Center for Media and Democracy/“ALEC Exposed,” Mother Jones, John Carlos Frey, Nick Turse, Naomi Klein, David Sirota, Jamie Kalven, Brandon Smith, Inside ...
Check out the newest Dispatch Book, Alfred McCoy's In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of U.S. Global Power, as well as John Dower's The Violent American Century: War and Terror Since World War II, John Feffer's dystopian novel Splinterlands, Nick Turse's Next Time They'll ...

Check out the newest Dispatch Book, Alfred McCoy's In the Shadows of the American Century: The Rise and Decline of U.S. Global Power, as well as John Dower's The Violent American Century: War and Terror Since World War II, John Feffer's dystopian novel Splinterlands, Nick Turse's Next Time They'll ...
Soon after completing the audiobook, I read Chase Madar's excellent TAC review of Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam by Nick Turse. Thanks to O'Brien, I was able to better appreciate how that war turned a bunch of scared 19-year-olds into nihilistic killers. Gruesome little ...
Nick Turse investigated violence in Vietnam against noncombatants for his book “Kill Anything that Moves.” He concluded — after a decade of research in Pentagon archives and more than 100 interviews with American veterans and Vietnamese survivors — that Americans killing civilians in Vietnam was ...
In February 2017, independent reporter Nick Turse briefly snuck across the border near Kajo Keji to verify allegations of a gruesome killing at the hands of government forces. In April, an Al Jazeera TV crew paid a day's visit to rebel forces near Kajo Keji. A couple of weeks later, reporter Jason Patinkin and I ...

TAC Bookshelf for the Week of March 12. From Nick Turse to The Hedgehog Review, here's what our staff and writers are reading. By TAC Staff • March 12, 2018 ...
Nick Turse of TomDispatch, a website that has carefully tracked the growing U.S. military empire, reported in 2014 on the bungling by U.S. policymakers in various nations: “A U.S.-backed uprising in Libya, for instance, helped spawn hundreds of militias that have increasingly caused chaos in that country, ...
According to Nick Turse, author of "Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam," the response to the Tet Offensive "quickly turned into an orgy of massacres." Within months, the My Lai massacre would take place. It was also at this time when a force of South Korean marines patrolling near ...
Pentagon Watchdog Calls Out Two Commands for Financial Corruption. AFRICOM has a drug war and missing money to the tune of $500 million to explain. By Nick Turse / TomDispatch. February 13, 2018, 12:39 PM GMT. AddThis Sharing Buttons. Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Share to Google+ Share to More Share ...
by Nick Turse. 2017 was a year of investigations for U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM). There was the investigation of the two-star commander of U.S. Army Africa who allegedly sent racy texts to an enlisted man's wife. There was the investigation into the alleged killing of a Special Forces soldier by Navy ...
Journalist Nick Turse, who has reported extensively on US military operations in Africa, was recently told that he has been deemed “not a legitimate journalist” by AFRICOM, the US military command which oversees operations across the continent. The move is of a piece with the US government's drive to ...
Conversations with military spokespeople can be curt, even confrontational, but they are not supposed to go this way. “Nick, we're not going to respond to any of your questions” Lt. Cmdr. Anthony Falvo, the head of U.S. Africa Command's Public Affairs Branch, told me by phone last October. “We just don't ...
... in 2017, according to US Special Operations Command. The map above displays the locations of 132 of those countries; 129 locations (in blue) were supplied by US Special Operations Command; 3 locations (in red)—Syria, Yemen and Somalia—were derived from open-source information. (Nick Turse).
I recently asked McCoy to tell me about the book, the world of covert interventions, the deep state, and whether Donald Trump is accelerating the fall of the American empire. Nick Turse: You first gained notoriety 45 years ago when, as a graduate student, you set off to a war zone to explore the nexus of CIA ...
As U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley travels in Africa and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee held a classified briefing Thursday with Pentagon officials on the deadly ambush in Niger, where five Nigerien soldiers were killed along with four U.S. soldiers, we speak with reporter Nick Turse, who says U.S. ...
The mission never made the front page of the New York Times or the Washington Post. It wasn't covered on CNN or Fox News. Neither the White House chief of staff, the chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, nor the president ever addressed it in a press briefing. But from mid-January to late March 2013, Green ...

“You're going to see more actions in Africa, not less,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham after the briefing. “You're going to see more aggression by the United States toward our enemies, not less; you're going to have decisions being made not in the White House but out in the field.” But the U.S. military has already ...
“I think that when Americans talk about the Vietnam War … we tend to talk only about ourselves. But if we really want to understand it … or try to answer the fundamental question, 'What happened?' You've got to triangulate,” says filmmaker Ken Burns of his celebrated PBS documentary series “The Vietnam ...
Six years ago, a deputy commanding general for U.S. Army Special Operations Command gave a conservative estimate of 116 missions being carried out at any one time by Navy SEALs, Army Green Berets, and other special operations forces across the globe. Today, according to U.S. military documents ...
The My Lai massacre is often held to have been an aberration but investigative journalist Nick Turse uncovered evidence that war crimes were committed by the U.S. military on a far bigger scale and also covered up. The phrase “kill anything that moves” became an order on the lips of some American ...


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