We track four people on their journey.
Why Iraqi refugees abandon Europe and return home
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, Antigua, Australia
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, Albania, Algeria
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
We travel to Chile to meet a group of young scientists determined to develop smart plant-based food to save the planet.
Science & Technology, Chile, Food
We follow the journey of a plastic bottle to find out what it takes to truly recycle the product creating zero waste.
Science & Technology, US & Canada, Environment
A couple working to protect LA communities from gang violence is caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs.
Politics, Gang violence, US
South Koreans drink twice as much liquor as Russians, but is this national obsession with alcohol reversible?
Health, Asia, South Korea