Stories by Jeremy Scahill

Jeremy Scahill is the author of Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army. subscribe to Jeremy Scahill's feed

Posted on: May 27, 2016, Source: Simon & Schuster

During one four-and-a-half-month period, nearly 90 percent of the people killed in airstrikes were not the intended targets.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2010, Source:

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.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2010, Source: Rebel Reports

They are charged with killing two Afghan civilians in May 2009.

Posted on: Jan 7, 2010, Source: Rebel Reports

Blackwater says it is "pleased" with the outcome.

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.

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.

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.

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?

Posted on: Sep 21, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports

This is not a story from <i>The Onion</i>.

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"?

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.

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?

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."

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.

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.