Stories by Dahr Jamail

Dahr Jamail, a Truthout staff reporter, is the author of The Will to Resist: Soldiers Who Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan, (Haymarket Books, 2009), and Beyond the Green Zone: Dispatches From an Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq, (Haymarket Books, 2007). Jamail reported from Iraq for more than a year, as well as from Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and Turkey over the last ten years, and has won the Martha Gellhorn Award for Investigative Journalism, among other awards. subscribe to Dahr Jamail's feed

Posted on: Jul 5, 2005, Source:

Reportage on Abu Musab al-Zarqawi amounts to statements from anonymous sources hardly less shadowy than he is. But who benefits from ongoing tales of this mystery man?

Posted on: Jun 1, 2005, Source:

For the last three months, I've been bound up inside -- my body walking the streets of my home country; my heart and mind still wandering war-ravaged Iraq.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2005, Source:

Yes, the election passed without major disruption. But Iraqis continue to live under the specter of routine bombings by the American military.

Posted on: Jan 10, 2005, Source:

The invasion of Iraq was just a preview of the untold misery and destruction to come under U.S. occupation.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2004, Source: The Nation

This eyewitness account from inside the U.S. siege describes a town that is rapidly becoming another Sarajevo.