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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

How three US citizens were killed by their own government in the space of one month in 2011.

Within some military and intelligence circles, it was the CIA director's relationship with JSOC—not Paula Broadwell—that raised concerns.

Luego de que sus partidarios cuestionaran la legalidad de la corte que lo condenó, Abdulelah Haider Shaye debería haber sido puesto en libertad. Pero el presidente Obama intervino.

After supporters protested his “sham” trial, Abdulelah Haider Shaye would have been pardoned. Then Obama intervened.

How US counterterrorism operations ignited an Islamist uprising.

How US proxy wars helped create a militant Islamist threat.

Renditions, an underground prison and a new CIA base are elements of an intensifying US war, according to a Nation investigation in Mogadishu.

Meet the Special Operations unit that killed Osama bin Laden.

If President Saleh falls, the US will have lost a pliant partner in its “global war on terror.”

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...