What the U.S. Military Doesn’t Know (and Neither Do You)

by Nick Turse Sometimes the real news is in the details — or even in the discrepancies. Take, for instance, missions by America’s most elite troops in Africa. 

Iraq, Afghanistan, and Other Special Ops “Successes”

by Nick Turse They’re some of the best soldiers in the world: highly trained, well equipped, and experts in weapons, intelligence gathering, and battlefield medicine.  They study foreign cultures and learn local languages.  They’re smart, skillful, wear some very iconic… Continue Reading  

U.S. Special Ops Missions in Africa Fail to Stem Rising Tide of Terror

by Nick Turse “Africa is a challenging place today and one that, if left unattended, is likely to be the birthplace of many more challenges in the future,” Army Secretary John McHugh said recently. Since 9/11, in fact, the continent… Continue Reading