Jeremy Scahill, a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at The Nation Institute, is the author of the bestselling Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army, published by Nation Books. Nation Books will release Scahill's second book, Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield, in April 2013. He is the writer, with David Riker, and a producer of the documentary feature film, Dirty Wars, which will be released by IFC Films throughout North America in June 2013. You can read his blog on TheNation.com here.
Stewart Simonson is a former Amtrak corporate attorney
with zero medical experience. So why is he in charge of emergency
health and bioterrorism in the federal government?
With military and law enforcement forces combing New
Orleans in the wake of the storm, why did the federal government feel compelled to hire private security firms Blackwater USA and BATS to keep the peace?
Bush began the Iraq invasion before he went to Congress.
Click here to read Christian Parenti's March 29, 2004 Nation article on the abuse of Arab journalists by the US military in Iraq.
Iraqis, exhausted by years of sanctions and oppression, just want it all to end.
Resigned to war, even government opponents say they'll fight their attackers.