Jeremy Scahill is the author of the bestselling Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army, hailed as “a crackling exposé” by The New York Times Book Review.
He is an international journalist who has reported from post-invasion Iraq, from the former Yugoslavia where he covered the 1999 NATO bombing, and from post-Katrina Louisiana where he exposed the presence of Blackwater mercenaries. His recent articles have covered rarely reported news items such as U.S. arms shipments to Pakistan, the deployment of elite U.S. forces to countries across the globe, and stunning statistics about the war in Afghanistan ans his reporting sparked a Congressional inquiry and an internal Department of Homeland Security investigation. He is a correspondent for the national radio and television show Democracy Now! and a frequent contributor to The Nation magazine.
He is currently a Puffin Foundation Writing Fellow at The Nation Institute.
Jeremy Scahill elsewhere on Lannan.orgJeremy Scahill, 2007, (Literary: Awards, Fellowships, and Grants)
Tom Engelhardt with Jeremy Scahill, 2011, (Events)
Jeremy Scahill Lannan Podcast EpisodesTom Engelhardt in conversation with Jeremy Scahill, 2 Feb 2011 - Video
Tom Engelhardt with Jeremy Scahill, 2 Feb 2011 - Audio