Jeremy Scahill is a National Security Correspondent for The Nation magazine and a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at The Nation Institute. He is author of the international bestseller Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army, which was hailed as “a crackling exposé” by The New York Times Book Review.
He has reported from Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Yemen, the former Yugoslavia and elsewhere across the globe, covering rarely reported news items such as U.S. arms shipments to Pakistan, the deployment of elite U.S. forces to foreign countries, and statistics about the war in Afghanistan. His reporting has sparked several Congressional inquiries and he has won some of journalism’s highest honors. Scahill was twice awarded the prestigious George Polk Award, in 1998 for foreign reporting and in 2008 for his book Blackwater. In 2013 he was a recipient of the Donald Windham-Sandy M. Campbell literature prize at Yale University. He has appeared on television and radio programs including Democracy Now! and Bill Moyers Journal.
His latest book is Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield and he is a writer and producer of the film Dirty Wars,which premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.
Jeremy Scahill elsewhere on Lannan.orgJeremy Scahill, 2007, (Literary: Awards, Fellowships, and Grants)
Tom Engelhardt with Jeremy Scahill, 2011, (Events)
Jeremy Scahill with Tom Engelhardt, 2013, (Events)
Jeremy Scahill Lannan Podcast EpisodesTom Engelhardt with Jeremy Scahill, 2 Feb 2011 - Audio
Tom Engelhardt, Reading, 2 February 2011 - Video
Tom Engelhardt in conversation with Jeremy Scahill, 2 Feb 2011 - Video
Jeremy Scahill with Tom Engelhardt, 30 October – Audio
Jeremy Scahill with Tom Engelhardt, Talk, 30 October 2013 – Video
Jeremy Scahill with Tom Engelhardt, Conversation, 30 October 2013 – Video
Jeremy Scahill around the WebSachill on "The Nation"
"Dirty Wars" article in "The Guardian"
Additional Photos of the 30 October 2013 Event on Flickr