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Our Big, Fat, Not-So-Secret War in Africa

U.S. Officials Talk Candidly (Just Not to Reporters) about bases, winning hearts and minds, and the “War” in Africa

Nick Turse ·


U.S. Military Averaging More Than a Mission a Day in Africa

Documents Reveal Blinding Pace of Ops in 2013, More of the Same for 2014

Nick Turse ·



Washington’s Back-to-the-Future Military Policies in Africa

America’s New Model for Expeditionary Warfare

Nick Turse ·



10 Hopeful Things That Happened in 2013 to Get You Inspired for What’s to Come

Beyond the headlines of conflict and catastrophe, this year’s top stories offered us some powerful proof that the world can still change—for the better

Sarah van Gelder ·


Humanitarian Intervention, Or Militarized Quest for Resources?

As violence spirals in Central African Republic, UN authorizes deployment of African Union, French forces

Andrea Germanos ·



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