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: 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: 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.

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.

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."

Posted on: Jun 22, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports

Obama says he has 'no intention' of sending troops to Pakistan. In reality, they're already there -- and U.S. drones attack Pakistan regularly.

Posted on: Jun 18, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports

The cowardly Democrats who checked their spines at the door when they voted Tuesday try to defend their flip-flop on war funding.

Posted on: Jun 15, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports

As troops and private contractors surge in Afghanistan, a new report reveals a system rife with abuse.

Posted on: Jun 10, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports

A new lawsuit reveals that the notorious mercenary firm is working, under a different name, for the International Republican Institute in Iraq.

Posted on: Jun 1, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports

Newly released Pentagon statistics show that in both Iraq and Afghanistan the number of armed contractors is rising.

Posted on: May 28, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports

Hey Gibbs: Instead of attacking the 'British media' why don't you go after Gen. Taguba, who lost his job for confronting Bush-era torture?

Posted on: May 7, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports

How many innocent civilians will die before the US changes its approach to this war?

Posted on: May 5, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports

The network released unedited tapes of the 'hunt for Jesus' one day after the Pentagon accused it of being 'irresponsible' for its initial report.

Posted on: May 4, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports

A new report by Al Jazeera shows U.S. troops being told to "hunt people for Jesus ... so we get them into the kingdom."

Posted on: Apr 30, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports

Britain ends 'combat operations' in Iraq, but, taking a cue from the U.S., London is escalating its neoliberal economic efforts and military training.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports

Spain is doing what should be done in the U.S.: Treating these severe crimes as crimes. Human rights lawyers say Obama should follow suit.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports

More people have been arrested for protesting on Blackwater property than mercenaries who have killed innocent Iraqis.

Posted on: Apr 22, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports

Is Obama really opening the door for accountability? Or will the result be a bipartisan whitewash commission?

Posted on: Apr 20, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports

Harman was allegedly heard saying she'd 'waddle into' the AIPAC case in return for support for her bid to become chair of the Intelligence Committee.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports

While Democratic leaders stay silent on Obama's refusal to hold torturers accountable, activists call on Congress to impeach.

Posted on: Apr 16, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports

On Wednesday, two officials reportedly said the White House plans to "propose redacting parts of the memos."

Posted on: Apr 15, 2009, Source: AlterNet

The U.S. mercenary trade association asks the UN to join its rebranding campaign.

Posted on: Apr 14, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports

Actual change in U.S.-policy would decriminalize travel to Cuba by any U.S. citizen or resident and allow Cuba to do business and trade freely.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports

In today's episode of "Pirates," the most powerful Navy in the world remains in a stand-off with four pirates in a small boat in the Indian Ocean.

Posted on: Apr 2, 2009, Source: Rebel Reports

Obama's favorite think tank is hosting a party on April 3rd, and they've invited leading neocon, Frederick Kagan.

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