Pentagon spokesman says he doesn’t Intercept contributor a ‘legitimate journalist’

May 3, 2018
A spokesman for U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) told independent journalist Nick Turse that he did not consider him to be a “legitimate journalist” and refused to answer his calls or emails for months starting in late 2017.Turse has written numerous articles, many for The Intercept, critical of the U.S. military’s activities in Africa.On July 20, 2017, he wrote an article for The Intercept revealing that Cameroonian troops tortured detainees at a military base that the United States also used for …
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