After Words with Jeremy Scahill
Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill talked about his book, Blackwater: The Rise of The World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army,… read more
Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill talked about his book, Blackwater: The Rise of The World’s Most Powerful Mercenary Army, published by Nation Books. He described Blackwater U.S.A., a private company that has provided military assistance to the U.S. government. Mr. Scahill recounted the development of this corporation and analyzed its current involvement in U.S. national and foreign affairs. The guest interviewer was David Martin.
Jeremy Scahill is a frequent contributor to The Nation magazine and a correspondent for the national radio program “Democracy Now!.” He is currently a Fellow at The Nation Institute. David Martin has been CBS News' national security correspondent since 1993. As well as appearing on the “CBS Evening News” he has been a contributor to “60 Minutes” and “48 Hours.” close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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