Water torture has been a US military staple since the beginning of the 20th century.
02 Mar 2013 17:09 GMT | Politics, Arts & Culture, US & Canada, United States
The American system of suffering, from 1965 till now.
12 Jan 2013 12:50 GMT | US & Canada, Latin America, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq
How the empire changed its face, but not its nature.
29 Oct 2012 10:56 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Latin America, Afghanistan, Burkina Faso
The US military has maintained a global inventory of more than 1,000 foreign bases, writes Turse.
Nick Turse | 11 Sep 2012 07:21 GMT | Afghanistan
The US has been training, advising and conducting joint exercises all over the world with "proxy war on its mind".
Nick Turse | 14 Aug 2012 16:36 GMT | US & Canada, Latin America, Afghanistan, Australia, Bahamas
US military operations on the continent have accelerated far beyond the more limited actions of the Bush years.
Nick Turse | 15 Jul 2012 15:43 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, Algeria, Botswana
War, in the form of proxies, drones and special ops, has accelerated around the globe under the Obama administration.
Nick Turse | 02 Jul 2012 17:11 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Latin America, Afghanistan, Bahrain
The US Army's Sergeant Major says the US won the war in Iraq - but makes several awkward caveats.
Nick Turse | 02 Mar 2012 15:13 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Latin America, Afghanistan, Cambodia
The presence of US forces in dozens of countries across the global South makes the world more volatile, says author.
Nick Turse | 22 Sep 2011 11:44 GMT | US & Canada, Latin America, Afghanistan, Algeria, Bahrain
Special US commandos are deployed in about 75 countries around the world - and that number is expected to grow.
Nick Turse | 08 Aug 2011 06:05 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Latin America, Afghanistan, Bahrain
Is US aid suppressing another struggle for freedom in the Middle East?
Nick Turse | 01 May 2011 11:33 GMT | Politics, US & Canada, Afghanistan, Bahrain, Egypt
How a new ultrasound treatment allows surgery without scalpels for those suffering from an "essential tremor".
Health, Science & Technology, United States
Al Jazeera tells the story of the caliphate providing a fascinating insight into past empires and present-day politics.
What is the true price of gold? We investigate the devastating impact of illegal gold mining in the rainforests of Peru.
Science & Technology, Peru, Environment
A look at one of the most controversial walls in the world today.
Middle East, Palestine, Occupied West Bank