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Jeremy Scahill is the author of Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army.
Scahill: Will the Global War on Terror Ever End?
Posted on: Oct 29, 2013, Source: TomDispatch
Policies initiated under President Bush and continued and expanded under Obama have brought the world to the dawn of a new age, the era of the Dirty War on Terror.
The Secret Story Behind Obama’s Assassination of Two Americans in the Name of Fighting the 'War on Terror'
Posted on: Apr 23, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
Jeremy Scahill's new book, "Dirty Wars" shines a light on America’s unregulated and increasingly unilateral global assassination program.
Dirty Wars: New Film Exposes Hidden Truths of Covert U.S. Warfare
Posted on: Jan 22, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
New film exposes the invisible war that’s being fought in our name, but without our knowledge.
U.S. Security Company Offers to Perform "High Threat Terminations" and to Confront "Worker Unrest" in Haiti
Posted on: Jan 19, 2010, Source: Rebel Reports
We saw this type of Iraq-style disaster profiteering in New Orleans and you can expect to see a lot more of this in Haiti over the coming days, weeks and months.
Has Disaster Profiteering Already Begun in Haiti?
Posted on: Jan 18, 2010, Source: Rebel Reports
The Orwellian-named International Peace Operations Association didn't waste much time in offering the "services" of its member companies to swoop down on Haiti.
"Hurt Locker" Star Claims Mercenaries Trained Actors in Middle East, Including in Palestinian Refugee Camps
Posted on: Jan 12, 2010, Source: TheNation.com
In interviews, director Kathryn Bigelow has mentioned the presence of Blackwater men on set, but screenwriter Mark Boal denies that the mercenary firm was hired.
Two Blackwater Guards Arrested by FBI on Murder Charges
Posted on: Jan 11, 2010, Source: Rebel Reports
They are charged with killing two Afghan civilians in May 2009.
"An Absolute Bargain": Blackwater Settles Massacre Lawsuit by Paying Families of Dead Iraqis $100,000 Each
Posted on: Jan 7, 2010, Source: Rebel Reports
Blackwater says it is "pleased" with the outcome.
Hillary Clinton Gives "Shameless Pitch" for Crooked Corporation in Russia
Posted on: Oct 19, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports
Boeing is the third largest U.S. government contractor, with some $24 billion in annual federal contracts. It is also a major recidivist corporate crook.
Cindy McCain Bankrolled Conference That Called for Ban on Mercenaries
Posted on: Oct 16, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports
The "McCain Conference on Ethics and Military Leadership" appears to be ahead of the senator when it comes to the U.S. use of mercenaries.
Greenwald Film on Afghanistan Destroys the Logic of the War, Leading the New York Times to Whine
Posted on: Oct 5, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports
The "paper of record" also complains that Robert Greenwald's film has no 'sympathy' for pro-war views.
[Video] Is the Hypocritical War Against ACORN Unconstitutional?
Posted on: Sep 28, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports
How could any sane person put even the wildest allegations against ACORN up against the systematic misconduct and criminality of massive corporations?
Blackwater Offers Training to 'Faith Based Organizations'
Posted on: Sep 21, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports
This is not a story from <i>The Onion</i>.
NYT Reports on Justice Dept. Charge That Blackwater Saw Killing Iraqis as "Payback for 9/11"
Posted on: Sep 14, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports
When will a major paper report on the allegation that Erik Prince "views himself as a Christian crusader tasked with eliminating Muslims and the Islamic faith from the globe"?
Rep. Mike Pence, Who Led Witch Hunt Against Van Jones, Took $1,000s From Extremist Erik Prince
Posted on: Sep 7, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports
Among Pence's campaign contributors is Blackwater's owner, whom Pence defended after the Nisour Square massacre in Baghdad.
No U.S. Interference in Afghan Elections ... Except James Carville and the U.S. Occupation
Posted on: Aug 20, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports
"The United States of America remains impartial in this election," said Secretary of State Clinton this week. Oh really?
White House Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett: Trust Obama on Blackwater
Posted on: Aug 17, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports
Asked why the mercenary company is still getting paid millions, Jarrett told a raucous NetRoots Nation crowd, "I'm asking you to trust him."
Wall Street Journal Cheers on Obama's Drone War on Pakistan: "Unmanned Bombs Away"
Posted on: Jul 14, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports
WSJ editors attack journalists who report on civilian deaths. Instead, they say, we should all just shut up and listen to U.S. intelligence agencies.
Did Washington Turn a Blind Eye to the Coup in Honduras?
Posted on: Jun 29, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports
At minimum, the U.S. could have flexed its tremendous economic muscle before the coup and told the military plotters to stand down.
U.S. Has Spies On the Ground in Iran: Former National Security Advisor
Posted on: Jun 24, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports
Asked if the U.S. has 'intelligence operatives on the ground in Iran,' Brent Scowcroft replied, "Of course we do."
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