Tag Archives: Jeremy Scahill

Democracy Now! Five Years of the “Same Rhetoric” — Immigration… “A Silent Coup”: Jeremy Scahill & Bob Herbert on Corporate, Military Interests Shaping Obama’s SOTU

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▶ “There is a War on Journalism”: Jeremy Scahill on NSA Leaks & New Investigative Reporting Venture

Published on Dec 5, 2013 Six months ago today, Glenn Greenwald published his first article about Edward Snowden’s leaks from the National Security Agency in The Guardian newspaper. British police are now examining whether Guardian staff should be investigated for terrorism offenses over their handling of data leaked by Snowden. Jeremy Scahill talks about the “war […]

Mother Agnes Mariam: In Her Own Words on Syria

You know, before working in reconciliation, I thought the so-called “democratic world” was really protecting freedom of expression and political choices. I am not involved with politics but they are ‘framing’ me; politicizing me.  Am very shocked to learn that in this democratic world it is forbidden to think differently, talk differently and act differently […]

Tomgram: Jeremy Scahill, The Fantasy of a Clean War

Perpetual War  How Does the Global War on Terror Ever End?    By Jeremy Scahill Posted by Jeremy Scahill at 6:27am, October 29, 2013  TomDispatch.com Read Tom Engelhardt’s introduction here. [This epilogue to Scahill’s bestselling book, Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield, is posted with the kind permission of its publisher, Nation Books.] On January 21, 2013, Barack Obama was […]

Glenn Greenwald Is Leaving the Guardian to Build His Own Media Empire

Jeremy Scahill, Laura Poitras Reportedly Joining Forces With Greenwald For New Site     Posted on Oct 15, 2013  truthdig.com   Gage Skidmore (CC-BY-SA) After making a little history with the British paper and website, the writer who broke the NSA surveillance story says he is leaving for a “once-in-a-career opportunity that no journalist could possibly decline.” Greenwald did […]

[Video] The Empire President: Jeremy Scahill on Obama’s “Neo Con” Doctrine of Military Force in U.N. Speech and Brazillian President Dilma Rousseff on Spying and the Internet

Published on Sep 25, 2013 In an address to the United Nations General Assembly, President Obama openly embraced an aggressive military doctrine backed by previous administrations on using armed force beyond the international norm of self-defense. Obama told the world that the United States is prepared to use its military to defend what he called “our […]

(Video) Colbert Nation> Scahill on Dirty Wars & The Zimmerman Verdict

Monday July 15, 2013 Jeremy Scahill Author Jeremy Scahill discusses the secret war in Afghanistan, drone strikes in Pakistan and Yemen and the Obama administration’s “Terror Tuesday” meetings.  (05:24) Monday July 15, 2013 George Zimmerman Verdict Fox News’ Geraldo Rivera explains why an all-female jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the Trayvon Martin murder case.  (04:11) […]

David Sirota> America’s Newest Global War

In this unprecedented global war, President Obama has been backed by the combined power of Justice Department prosecutors, FBI surveillance agents, State Department diplomats and, perhaps most troubling of all, a cadre of high-profile Benedict Arnolds within the media itself. By David Sirota  Posted on Jun 28, 2013  truthdig.com Out of all the harrowing storylines in journalist […]

Jeremy Scahill & Noam Chomsky on Secret U.S. Dirty Wars From Yemen to Pakistan to Laos

Chomsky & Scahill discuss U.S. Dirty Wars.  menzaoooo Published on May 24, 2013 Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill and author Noam Chomsky recently sat down together at Harvard University to discuss Scahill’s groundbreaking new book, “Dirty Wars: The World is a Battlefield.” Amy Goodman hosted the discussion, which was sponsored by the Carr Center for Human Rights […]

The World Is A Battlefield: Jeremy Scahill on “Dirty Wars” and Obama’s Expanding Drone Attacks

 democracynow Published on Apr 24, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org – As the Senate holds its first ever public hearing on drones and targeted killings, we turn the second part of our interview with Jeremy Scahill, author of the new book, “Dirty Wars: The World Is A Battlefield.” Scahill charts the expanding covert wars operated by the CIA and JSOC, […]

Video> Jeremy Scahill: A Short History of Drone Warfare

Published on May 25, 2012 by videonation The United States is on a new trajectory in warfare, says Jeremy Scahill, national security correspondent for The Nation. With its increase in drone strikes, the United States is turning away from the large-scale military interventions of the past decade and towards covert operations, beyond such known locations as Pakistan and […]

Video> Scahill: Obama still relying on the blank check the Bush administration gave him for endless war

Scahill: Obama still relying on the blank check the Bush administration gave him for endless war Submitted by sosadmin on Sun, 04/29/2012 – 12:50   Privacy SOS Please note that by playing the above clips YouTube and Google will place a long term cookie on your computer. Yesterday advocates from all over the world met […]

Jeremy Scahill> The CIA’s Secret Sites in Somalia

The CIA’s Secret Sites in Somalia Jeremy Scahill     13 February 2012 July 12, 2011   |    This article appeared in the August 1-8, 2011 edition of The Nation. Nestled in a back corner of Mogadishu’s Aden Adde International Airport is a sprawling walled compound run by the Central Intelligence Agency. Set on the coast of the Indian […]

Tom Dispatch> Offshore Everywhere How Drones, Special Operations Forces, and the U.S. Navy Plan to End National Sovereignty As We Know It

A project of The Nation Institute Tomgram: Engelhardt, Kicking Down the World’s Door Posted by Tom Engelhardt     February 5, 2012     TomDispatch [Note for TomDispatch Readers:  Just a reminder for those planning their week: Jeremy Scahill, one of the best investigative journalists in the business, and I will be talking together on stage at New York University’s […]

Secret prisons: How the U.S. government uses its media servants to attack real journalism — Glenn Greenwald on Jeremy Scahill’s Nation expose

FRIDAY, JUL 15, 2011 07:16 ET How the U.S. government uses its media servants to attack real journalism BY GLENN GREENWALD   salon.com “The US has stopped running its global network of secret prisons, CIA director Leon Panetta has announced. ‘CIA no longer operates detention facilities or black sites,’ Mr Panetta said in a letter to staff” […]