Nick Turse
Drones are “traumatizing an entire generation” in Yemen. Don’t miss Vivian Salama’s powerful piece: “Drones in Yemen: How U.S. Attacks Are Devastating a Nation” in Rolling Stone

Drones are “traumatizing an entire generation” in Yemen. Don’t miss Vivian Salama’s powerful piece: “Drones in Yemen: How U.S. Attacks Are Devastating a Nation” in Rolling Stone

A compound in Mali, an airfield in Niger, a string of air bases across the north of the continent and more than two years of “war” in Africa. Read my latest article to know what U.S. officials say behind closed doors about the future of U.S. ops in Africa.

A compound in Mali, an airfield in Niger, a string of air bases across the north of the continent and more than two years of “war” in Africa. Read my latest article to know what U.S. officials say behind closed doors about the future of U.S. ops in Africa.

Did you know the U.S. military had a secret compound in the African nation of Mali? 
Read the full story here.

Did you know the U.S. military had a secret compound in the African nation of Mali? 

Read the full story here.

Infographic of CIA Torture Techniques
(via CIA ‘misled public about interrogation techniques’ - Yahoo News)
Infographic of CIA Torture Techniques 

(via CIA ‘misled public about interrogation techniques’ - Yahoo News)



You tax dollars at work, America!
Exclusive: U.S. Taxpayers To Spend $400,000 For A Camel Sculpture In Pakistan
"It’s no secret that the world’s population is on the move, but it’s rare to get a glimpse of where that flow is happening. In a study released in today’s Science, a team of geographers used data snapshots to create a broad analysis of global migrations over 20 years."
Read the rest at “Where everyone in the world is migrating—in one gorgeous chart” 
Thanks Quartz!

"It’s no secret that the world’s population is on the move, but it’s rare to get a glimpse of where that flow is happening. In a study released in today’s Science, a team of geographers used data snapshots to create a broad analysis of global migrations over 20 years."

Read the rest at “Where everyone in the world is migrating—in one gorgeous chart”

Thanks Quartz!

America’s Non-Stop Military Ops in Africa
The U.S. military averaged more than a mission a day in Africa in 2013 and previously unrevealed documents indicate more of the same for 2014.
Is it any wonder that the men running America’s secret ops in Africa call it “the battlefield of tomorrow, today”? (via Nick Turse, America’s Non-Stop Ops in Africa | TomDispatch)

America’s Non-Stop Military Ops in Africa

The U.S. military averaged more than a mission a day in Africa in 2013 and previously unrevealed documents indicate more of the same for 2014.

Is it any wonder that the men running America’s secret ops in Africa call it “the battlefield of tomorrow, today”?

(via Nick Turse, America’s Non-Stop Ops in Africa | TomDispatch)

America’s Non-Stop Military Ops in Africa
The U.S. military averaged more than a mission a day in Africa in 2013 and previously unrevealed documents indicate more of the same for 2014.
Is it any wonder that the men running America’s secret ops in Africa call it “the battlefield of tomorrow, today”? (via Nick Turse, America’s Non-Stop Ops in Africa | TomDispatch)

America’s Non-Stop Military Ops in Africa

The U.S. military averaged more than a mission a day in Africa in 2013 and previously unrevealed documents indicate more of the same for 2014.

Is it any wonder that the men running America’s secret ops in Africa call it “the battlefield of tomorrow, today”?

(via Nick Turse, America’s Non-Stop Ops in Africa | TomDispatch)

govtoversight:

If you thought the days of the $7,000 coffee machine and $640 toilet seat were over, Rep. Jackie Speier has some more examples of egregious waste at the Department of Defense.