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New Film 'Dirty Wars' Exposes America's Ruthless, Covert Wars

Jeremy Scahill’s new documentary reveals how dirty wars take innocent lives and make us less safe.

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But then again, we must be reminded that a large target list is quite profitable for the U.S.’s military-industrial complex.

As one JSOC operator told Scahill in secret:

Billions upon billions of dollars was poured into JSOC. What we have essentially done is created one hell of a hammer. And for the rest of our generation, for the rest of my lifetime, this force will be continually searching for a nail.

"Dirty Wars" is currently playing in select theaters in New York City, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. It will be opening in a number of other theaters nationwide this Friday and for weeks to come. To view locations and dates, visit

Alyssa Figueroa is an associate editor at AlterNet.