Jeremy Scahill is the National Security Correspondent for The Nation magazine and one of the world’s foremost experts on privatized warfare. He is the author of the international bestseller Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army. He is a frequent guest on a wide array of TV and radio programs, appearing regularly on MSNBC’s The Rachel Maddow Show, Countdown with Keith Olbermann, HBO’s Real Time with Bill Maher and Democracy Now!. He has also appeared on ABC World News, CBS Evening News, NBC Nightly News, CNN, PBS’s The NewsHour and Bill Moyers Journal. His short film, “Blackwater’s Youngest Victim,” was an official selection of the 2010 Traverse City Film Festival organized by Academy Award-winner Michael Moore. Scahill’s work has sparked several Congressional investigations and has won some of journalism’s highest honors. He was twice awarded the prestigious George Polk Award, in 1998 for foreign reporting and in 2008 for his book, Blackwater. In 2009, he was awarded the Izzy Award for Independent Media, named after maverick journalist I. F. Stone and, in 2010, he won two Project Censored Awards for his work on covert military operations. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Blackwater: Mercenary Army (Compact Disc)
Author: Jeremy Scahill
Publisher: PM Press/Trade Root
Format: Audio CD
Time: 60 Minutes
Size: 5.5 x 5.5
Subjects: Spoken Word, Politics
“A crackling exposé of the secretive military contractor Blackwater.” —The New York Times Book Review
“[Scahill] is a one-man truth squad.” —Bill Moyers
“[An] utterly gripping and explosive story.” —Naomi Klein, The Guardian (on the Blackwater book)
“Andy McNab couldn’t have invented this prescient tale of the private army of mercenaries run by a Christian conservative millionaire who, in turn, bankrolls the president. A chilling exposé of the ultimate military outsource.”
—Christopher Fowler, The New Review (on the Blackwater book)
- Jeremy Scahill on Dirty Wars on Democracy Now!
- Dirty Wars: Jeremy Scahill and Rick Rowley’s New Film Exposes Hidden Truths of Covert U.S. Warfare