Stories by Jeremy Scahill

Jeremy Scahill, an independent journalist who reports frequently for the national radio and TV program Democracy Now!, has spent extensive time reporting from Iraq and Yugoslavia. He is currently a Puffin Writing Fellow at The Nation Institute. Scahill is the author of Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army. His writing and reporting is available at subscribe to Jeremy Scahill's feed

Posted on: Nov 13, 2005, Source: The Nation

The man Bush appointed to handle federal response to a flu pandemic or bioterror attack is just a well-connected Republican lawyer with zero medical expertise.

Posted on: Oct 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Yesterday's presidential videoconference 'from' Tikrit was a crude example of the kind of propaganda Iraqis have lived with for years. But this time, the target audience was Americans.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2005, Source: The Nation

The frightening -- and possibly illegal -- presence of heavily armed private forces in New Orleans only demonstrates what everyone already feared: the utter breakdown of the government.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Blackwater mercenaries are some of the most feared professional killers in the world. What are they doing prowling the streets of NOLA?

Posted on: Mar 28, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Italian journalist Giuliana Sgrena wants to know why U.S. forces would attack a car without warning and from behind on a secure road that has no checkpoints

Posted on: Sep 10, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Immediate communication, on the streets: Activists are using text messaging to organize. Can you hear me now?

Posted on: Nov 30, 2003, Source: Guerrilla News Network

Paramilitaries, embedded journalists and illegal protests. Think you're in Iraq? Think again.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2003, Source: Democracy Now!

Despite clear conflicts of interest, Ashcroft is refusing to appoint an independent prosecutor to investigate Karl Rove's involvement in the CIA leak.

Posted on: Sep 29, 2003, Source: Democracy Now!

Allegations that Karl Rove illegally blew the cover of a CIA operative have rocked the administration. But will a proper investigation ever be conducted?

Posted on: Feb 5, 2003, Source: AlterNet

It's ironic that while the Fox News Network rallies for war, its execs are busy paying Baghdad tens of thousands of dollars every month.

Posted on: Dec 18, 2002, Source: The Progressive

Iraqis in the oil-rich city of Basra know that their nation's greatest asset may soon prove it be its downfall.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2002, Source: AlterNet

Citizens of the southern city of Basra are gearing up to be in the frontline of yet another war. They are weary, afraid, and ready to fight.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2002, Source:

The Iraqi people and its military are preparing for what many see as an inevitable massive attack by Washington.

Posted on: Oct 27, 2002, Source:

The protests held by Iraqi families last week were important and newsworthy. But as usual, the mainstream media got it entirely wrong.