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U.S. Secret Wars in Africa

Wed, November 4th, 2020
4:00 pm
- 6:00 pm

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U.S. Secret Wars in Africa

The American Studies Program presents:
A talk “U.S. Secret Wars in Africa” by award-winning investigative reporter Nick Turse, November 4 @ 4 p.m. (EST)

Nick Turse is the author of several books, most recently Next Time They’ll Come to Count the Dead: War and Survival in South Sudan (2016), as well as The New York Times bestseller Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam (2013). His other books include Tomorrow’s Battlefield: U.S. Proxy Wars and Secret Ops in Africa (2015), The Changing Face of Empire: Special Ops, Drones, Spies, Proxy Fighters, Secret Bases, and Cyberwarfare (2012), The Case for Withdrawal from Afghanistan (2010), and The Complex: How the Military Invades Our Everyday Lives (2008). He has reported from the Middle East, Southeast Asia, and Africa, and has written for The New York TimesThe Los Angeles TimesThe San Francisco ChronicleThe Nation, Harper’s Magazine, The Village Voice, and bbc.com, among other print and online publications.

Turse has received a Ridenhour Prize for Investigative Reporting, a James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and two American Book Awards. Turse is a fellow at The Nation Institute and has been a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute. He is the managing editor of TomDispatch.com, a contributing writer for The Intercept, and the co-founder of Dispatch Books. He has a Ph.D. in Sociomedical Sciences from Columbia University.

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Co-sponsored by the W. Ford Schumann ‘ 50 Program in Democractic Studies, Africana Studies, and the Department of History.

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