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Jeremy Scahill

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Jeremy Scahill

Jeremy Scahill

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.

Articles

News and Features

Given the Administration's record of attacking Al Jazeera verbally and
militarily, is it conceivable that President Bush tried to convince
Tony Blair to bomb its international headquarters? Only publication of
an explosive memo will prove it.

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?

TENDER MERCENARIES

Falls Church, Va.

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?

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.

Blogs

Obama discussed the targeted killing operation today, but will anything really change?
“The implications of allowing a US citizen to assemble a legion in any foreign country, and especially in a combustible region like...
Blackwater's infamous founder is building a mercenary army in the United Arab Emirates.
Some call them “Murder, Incorporated.” Others say they're America's counterterrorism ”ace in the hole.” JSOC is the...
As President Saleh’s corrupt regime teeters on the brink of collapse, the US belatedly backs reform in Yemen.
Former Pentagon Inspector General Joseph Schmitz has tried to use Sharia law to fight lawsuits alleging corporate misconduct that led to...
Now will Obama actively encourage cable networks to end Bush administration–inspired censorship of the network?
 A confidential cable, released by Wikileaks, from the US embassies in Afghanistan and Pakistan reveals that US diplomats were asked...