JEREMY SCAHILL, an independent journalist who reports frequently for the national radio and TV program Democracy Now, has spent extensive time reporting from Iraq and Yugoslavia. He is currently a Puffin Writing Fellow at The Nation Institute. Scahill is the author of Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army.His new website is

Stunning Statistics About the War That Everyone Should Know

The Black Shirts of Guantánamo

The Nuremberg Truth and Reconciliation Commission?

Obama’s Iraq

Are Leading Democrats Afraid of a Special Prosecutor to Investigate Torture?

Will Obama Prosecute the Somali Pirate in a US Court?

How Many Democrats Will Stand Up Against Obama’s Bloated Military Budget?

The Logistical Nightmare in Iraq

Obama Doesn’t Plan to End Occupation of Iraq

Obama’s Kettle of Hawks

John Cusack’s War

The Real Story Behind Kosovo’s Independence

Blackwater and Blood

The Ordeal of the Blackwater Protesters

The Mercenary Revolution

Our Mercenaries in Iraq

Slobo Can’t Talk Any More

This War Can’t Be Stopped by a Loyal Opposition

Mr. Bush Goes to Tikrit (Sort Of)

"There was No Checkpoint; No Self-Defense"

Indymedia and the Text Message Jihad

John Kerry: the Warchurian Candidate

Bremer of the Tigris

The Miami Model

Fox News

No Fly Zones Over Iraq

Trading With the Enemy

Live from Basra

Saddam’s Amnesty

Bush Corelone

The Saddam in Rumsfield’s Closet