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Scahill, Jeremy

Overview
Works: 64 works in 170 publications in 8 languages and 7,078 library holdings
Genres: History  Military history  Film adaptations  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Author of screenplay
Classifications: DS79.76, 355.3540973
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Jeremy Scahill
 
Most widely held works by Jeremy Scahill
Blackwater : the rise of the world's most powerful mercenary army by Jeremy Scahill( Book )
37 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 2,877 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this exposé by radical journalist Scahill, you will meet BLACKWATER USA, the world's most secretive and powerful mercenary firm. Based in the wilderness of North Carolina, it is the fastest-growing private army on the planet, with forces capable of carrying out regime change throughout the world. Blackwater protects the top US officials in Iraq, and yet we know almost nothing about the firm's quasi-military operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and inside the US. Blackwater was founded by an extreme right-wing fundamentalist Christian mega-millionaire ex-Navy Seal named Erik Prince, the scion of a wealthy conservative family that bankrolls far-right-wing causes. This book is the dark story of the rise of a powerful mercenary army, ranging from the blood-soaked streets of Fallujah to rooftop firefights in Najaf to the hurricane-ravaged US Gulf to Washington DC, where Blackwater executives are hailed as new heroes in the war on terror.--From publisher description
Dirty wars : the world is a battlefield by Jeremy Scahill( Book )
19 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this book the author of "Blackwater," takes us inside America's new covert wars. As he reveals, the foot soldiers in these battles operate daily across the globe and inside the United States with orders from the White House to do whatever is necessary to hunt down, capture, or kill individuals designated by the president as enemies of America. Funded through "black budgets", Special Operations Forces conduct missions in denied areas, engage in targeted killings, snatch and grab individuals and direct drone, AC-130 cruise missile strikes. While the Bush administration deployed these ghost militias, President Obama has expanded their operations and given them new scope and legitimacy. This book follows the consequences of the declaraion that "the world is a battlefield", as the author uncovers this important foreign policy story. From Afghanistan to Yemen, Somalia and beyond the author reports from the frontlines in this high-stakes investigation and explores the depths of America's global killing machine. He goes beneath the surface of these covert wars, conducted in the shadows, outside the range of the press, without effective congressional oversight or public debate. He unmasks the shadow warriors who execute these secret wars and puts a human face on the casualties of violence that is now official policy as he tells the story of an American citizen marked for assassination by his own government. -- From book jacket
Dirty wars ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
It's the dirty little secret of the War on Terror: all bets are off, and almost anything goes. The rules of the game and of engagement have fundamentally changed. Today drone strikes, night raids, and U.S. government targeted killings occur in corners across the globe, killing untold numbers of civilians. Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill traces the rise of the Joint Special Operations Command, the most secret fighting force in U.S. history, exposing operations carried out by men who do not exist on paper and will never appear before Congress. No target is off-limits for the JSOC "kill list," not even U.S. citizens
Blackwater the rise of the world's most powerful mercenary army by Jeremy Scahill( )
14 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A largely untold facet of the war on terror is the widespread outsourcing of military tasks to private mercenary companies. Accountable neither to the citizenry nor to standard military legal codes, these largely unregulated corporate armies are being entrusted with ever-greater responsibilities on behalf of the nation. Meet Blackwater USA, the world's most secretive, powerful, and fastest growing private army on the planet. Founded by fundamentalist Christian megamillionaire Erik Prince, the scion of a conservative dynasty that bankrolls extreme-right-wing causes, this company of soldiers is now being sent "to the front lines of a global battle, waged largely on Muslim lands, that an evangelical President whom Prince helped put in the White House has boldly defined as a 'crusade'." Ranging from the blood-soaked streets of Fallujah to Washington, D.C., where they are hailed as heroes, this is the dark story of Blackwater's rise to power
Dirty wars the world is a battlefield by Jeremy Scahill( Recording )
8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jeremy Scahill reveals that President Barack Obama has kept in place many of the most dangerous and secret programs that thrived under his predecessor. Scahill exposes how Obama has escalated these secret US wars and has built up an elite secret US military unit that answers to no one but the president himself. Scahill reveals the existence of previously unreported secret prisons, kidnappings, assassinations, and cover-ups of covert operations gone terribly wrong
Blackwater : el auge del ejército mercenario más poderoso del mundo by Jeremy Scahill( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in Spanish and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this exposé by radical journalist Scahill, you will meet BLACKWATER USA, the world's most secretive and powerful mercenary firm. Based in the wilderness of North Carolina, it is the fastest-growing private army on the planet, with forces capable of carrying out regime change throughout the world. Blackwater protects the top US officials in Iraq, and yet we know almost nothing about the firm's quasi-military operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and inside the US. Blackwater was founded by an extreme right-wing fundamentalist Christian mega-millionaire ex-Navy Seal named Erik Prince, the scion of a wealthy conservative family that bankrolls far-right-wing causes. This book is the dark story of the rise of a powerful mercenary army, ranging from the blood-soaked streets of Fallujah to rooftop firefights in Najaf to the hurricane-ravaged US Gulf to Washington DC, where Blackwater executives are hailed as new heroes in the war on terror.--From publisher description
Blackwater : der Aufstieg der mächtigsten Privatarmee der Welt by Jeremy Scahill( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in German and Undetermined and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Erschreckendes Porträt der amerikanischen Privatarmee der Firma äBlackwaterä, die an den Brennpunkten amerikanischer Interessen ihren Einsatz findet
Blackwater : l'ascension de l'armée privée la plus puissante du monde by Jeremy Scahill( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in French and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Enquête sur Blackwater, société privée américaine qui fournit la moitié des soldats américains déployés en Irak. En un peu plus de dix ans, cette société est devenue le plus grand prestataire de services de l'armée américaine et la plus puissante armée privée au monde. Ce document révèle les enjeux internationaux du nouveau business de la guerre et de la sécurité
Blackwater mercenary army by Jeremy Scahill( Recording )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2010 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The explosive story of Blackwater, a company that rose a decade ago from Moyock, North Carolina, to become one of the most powerful players in the war on terror, is told on this audio CD. Exposing Blackwater as the frightening new face of the U.S. war machine, the author discusses the topics and research of his bestselling Blackwater book, from the bloodied streets of Iraq to hurricane-ravaged New Orleans and the chambers of power in Washington, DC
Dispatches ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Against a tide of ignorance, isolation and cynicism, 'Big Noise Dispatches' take you around the world to look war and crisis in the face, but also to witness a shared struggle for survival and dignity in this time of violence."--Container
Media analysis ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this edition of the Journal, Bill Moyers is joined by NPR's Brooke Gladstone and NYU journalism professor and PressThink blogger Jay Rosen to sort out the messages and spin regarding the media frenzy over U.S. Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor and the swiftboating of healthcare reform. Also, Moyers and award-winning investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill examine the total costs --financial, political, and human-- of America's wars in Afghanistan and Iraq: profiteering by government-hired contractors, the expanded use of soldiers-for-hire, noncombatant deaths due to U.S. bombing, and more."--Container
Guerras sucias : el mundo es un campo de batalla by Jeremy Scahill( Book )
2 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in Spanish and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers journal ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Bill Moyers examines the role in Iraq of the security firm Blackwater and its embattled CEO, Erik Prince. Moyers talks with award-winning journalist Jeremy Scahill, author of the best-selling expose Blackwater: the Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army to help separate the spin from the facts. In addition, Moyers questions whether free trade means fair trade as he looks into recent trade deals in Central America
Dirty Wars by Jeremy Scahill( Recording )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Jeremy Scahill reveals that President Barack Obama has kept in place many of the most dangerous and secret programs that thrived under his predecessor. Scahill exposes how Obama has escalated these secret US wars and has built up an elite secret US military unit that answers to no one but the president himself. Scahill reveals the existence of previously unreported secret prisons, kidnappings, assassinations, and cover-ups of covert operations gone terribly wrong
Democracy now! ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
May 16th broadcast (60 min.): After host Amy Goodman reads the headlines of the day, she reports on the Santa Cruz massacre in East Timor in 1991 when Indonesian soldiers gunned down hundreds of student protesters. Includes interviews with José Ramos-Horta an exile from East Timor who was sent to the United Nations to plead East Timor's case and with East Timor president elect, José Alexandre Xanana Gusmão. May 17th broadcast (60 min.): After Amy Goodman reads the headlines of the day, she looks again at the situation in East Timor as well as the situation in Israel
the world is a battlefield by Jeremy Scahill( Book )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this story, Jeremy Scahill documents the new paradigm of American war: fought far from any declared battlefield, by units that do not officially exist, in thousands of operations a month that are never publicly acknowledged. From Afghanistan and Pakistan to Yemen, Somalia and beyond, Scahill speaks to CIA agents, mercenaries and elite Special Operations Forces who populate the many covert wars America is fighting
Heishui nei mu = Blackwater: the rise of the world's most powerful mercenary army/Jeremy Scahill by Jeremy Scahill( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in Chinese and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom Engelhardt with Jeremy Scahill, 2 Feb 2011 ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tom Engelhardt created and runs the TomDispatch.com website, self-described as being "for anyone seeking a deeper understanding of our post-9/11 world and a clear sense of how our imperial globe actually works." In his recent book, The American Way of War: How Bus''s Wars Became Obama's, Engelhardt documents Washington's ongoing commitment to military bases to preserve, and extend, its empire; reveals damning information about the American reliance on airpower, at great cost to civilians in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Pakistan; and shows that the U.S. empire has deep historical roots that precede the George W. Bush administration--and continue today into the presidency of Barack Obama. He is the author of a highly praised history of American triumphalism in the Cold War, The End of Victory Culture, and of a novel, The Last Days of Publishing, as well as a collection of his TomDispatch interviews, Mission Unaccomplished. For 15 years, he was Senior Editor at Pantheon Books where he edited and published award-winning works ranging from Art Spiegelman's Maus and John Dower's War Without Mercy to Eduardo Galeano's Memory of Fire trilogy. He is now Consulting Editor at Metropolitan Books, as well as co-founder and co-editor of Metropolitan's the American Empire Project. TomDispatch.com, which he has fondly called "the sideline that ate my life," is a project of The Nation Institute, where Engelhardt is a fellow
Blek wāṭir by Jeremy Scahill( Book )
1 edition published in 2010 in Urdu and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
I bogen beskrives Blackwater, et amerikansk firma, der blev startet i 1996 og som forsyner USA's militære myndigheder med lejesoldater. Blackwater har egne militære uddannelsesfaciliteter, egne fly, kamphelikoptere og pansrede køretøjer. Firmaet har mere end 20.000 lejesoldater udstationeret rundt om i verden. De anvendes som sikkerhedsvagter og til at løse opgaver, som de officielle myndigheder ikke selv ønsker at løse
Schmutzige Kriege ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in German and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
جيرمي سكيل
جيريمي سكاهيل، 1970-
Languages
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Spanish (9)
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