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Jeremy Scahill Topics

An archive of interviews and reports filed by Democracy Now! correspondent Jeremy Scahill. He is the national security reporter for The Nation magazine. He is the author of the best-selling book, "Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army." He blogs at TheNation.com.

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  • In addition to the thousands of military troops patrolling the streets of New Orleans, there are also scores of private soldiers that are now spreading out across the city, like those from the Blackwater Security firm. Democracy Now! correspondent Jeremy Scahill reports. [includes rush transcript]
    September 12, 2005 | Story
  • We get a report from Democracy Now! correspondent Jeremy Scahill on Halliburton’s role in reconstruction in the Gulf area, plus a survey of the current situation in New Orleans. [includes rush transcript]
    September 09, 2005 | Story
  • Democracy Now correspondent Jeremy Scahill reports on new documents that show President Bush began the invasion of Iraq more than half a year before Shock and Awe was launched. [includes rush transcript]
    June 06, 2005 | Story
  • Democracy Now! correspondent Jeremy Scahill reports on two undercover officers dressed like activists, wearing Arab neck scarves, who arrested a demonstrator. [includes rush transcript]
    January 21, 2005 | Story
  • On September 7, armed attackers seized Italian humanitarian workers Simona Torretta, Simona Pari and their Iraqi colleagues, Mahnouz Bassam and Raad Ali Abdul Azziz. Nothing about this kidnapping fits the pattern of other abductions, from the sophisticated weapons to the clean-shaven man in charge that the others called, "sir." We’ll speak with correspondent Jeremy Scahill. With Naomi Klein, he wrote an investigative piece for...
    September 16, 2004 | Story
  • Democracy Now!’s Jeremy Scahill reports on how police cracked down on protesters and made mass arrests at Critical Mass, near Madison Square Garden and in Times Square. [includes rush transcript]
    August 30, 2004 | Story
  • Democracy Now! correspondent Jeremy Scahill takes to the streets of New Hampshire to hear the opinions of a cross-section of voters in the Granite state.
    January 28, 2004 | Story
  • As polls open in the nation’s first primary, nearly all the Democratic candidates are calling on President Bush to offer an explanation for his false claims about Iraq possessing weapons of mass destruction. But five of the candidates made similar claims in the past. Correspondent Jeremy Scahill in NH confronts the candidates about the discrepancy between what they said then and now. [includes transcript]
    January 27, 2004 | Story
  • 250 people were arrested and dozens injured as Miami police used concussion grenades, taser guns, rubber bullets and tear gas on people demonstrating against the free trade talks. We speak with Jeremy Scahill and Ana Nogueira who was arrested for allegedly failing to disperse as well as former California state representative Tom Hayden who brought his Harvard students to the protests. [Includes transcript]
    November 24, 2003 | Story
  • Up to 70 people were arrested and dozens more were injured as Miami police used concussion grenades and stun guns as well as rubber bullets and tear gas on people demonstrating against the talks. We hear a report from the streets of Miami produced by Jeremy Scahill, Ana Nogueira and John Hamilton. [Includes transcript]
    November 21, 2003 | Story