Jeremy Scahill

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Jeremy Scahill is an investigative reporter, war correspondent and author of the international bestselling books Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield and Blackwater: The Rise of the World’s Most Powerful Mercenary ArmyHe has reported from Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Yemen, Nigeria, the former Yugoslavia, and elsewhere across the globe. Scahill has served as the national security correspondent for The Nation and Democracy Now!.

Scahill’s work has sparked several congressional investigations and won some of journalism’s highest honors. He was twice awarded the prestigious George Polk Award, in 1998 for foreign reporting and in 2008 for Blackwater. Scahill is a producer and writer of the award-winning film Dirty Wars, which premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and was nominated for an Academy Award.

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Gemalto Doesn’t Know What It Doesn’t Know

Gemalto Doesn’t Know What It Doesn’t Know

The world’s largest maker of SIM cards is downplaying the hack by US and British spies. But security experts say the company is underestimating the NSA and GCHQ.

How Spies Stole the Keys to the Encryption Castle

How Spies Stole the Keys to the Encryption Castle

U.S. and U.K. spies stole encryption keys from the leading SIM maker, exposing communications on millions of mobile phones.

AQAP Develops Its Own Version of Reddit’s AMA and Twitter’s Blue Checkmark Verification

AQAP Develops Its Own Version of Reddit’s AMA and Twitter’s Blue Checkmark Verification

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has deployed social media operatives on Twitter to spread its message and to engage with its followers and critics alike. Despite U.S. government attempts to shut down its accounts, AQAP has proven effective at maintaining its own bizarro verification methods.

How Al Qaeda’s Biggest Enemy Took Over Yemen (and Why the U.S. Government Is Unlikely to Support Them)

How Al Qaeda’s Biggest Enemy Took Over Yemen (and Why the U.S. Government Is Unlikely to Support Them)

Yemen’s president, his prime minister and entire cabinet resigned, giving unprecedented power to the Houthis, a Shiite minority from the country’s northern highlands.

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula: We Directed Paris Attack as ‘Vengeance for the Prophet’

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula: We Directed Paris Attack as ‘Vengeance for the Prophet’

Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) has now officially taken responsibility for the attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris last Friday, but denied any involvement on the subsequent attack on the kosher supermarket in Paris.

The Paris Mystery: Were the Shooters Part of a Global Terrorist Conspiracy?

The Paris Mystery: Were the Shooters Part of a Global Terrorist Conspiracy?

Officials from Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula and ISIS have issued competing claims for the massacre at Charlie Hebdo. Are any of them legitimate? And what link, if any, did U.S. citizen Anwar al Awlaki have to the attacks?

Al Qaeda Source: AQAP Directed Paris Attack

Al Qaeda Source: AQAP Directed Paris Attack

UPDATED — A source within al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has provided The Intercept with a full statement claiming responsibility for the attack against the offices of Charlie Hebdo in Paris.

The Intercept Welcomes Our New Editor-in-Chief, Betsy Reed

We are ecstatic that Betsy Reed, the Executive Editor of the Nation since 2006, will be our new editor-in-chief, beginning January 5. When, several weeks ago, we sat down to create a list of potential new editors, we placed only one name on it: Reed’s. That’s because we knew she is the ideal editor to>>

The Inside Story Of Matt Taibbi’s Departure From First Look Media

The Inside Story Of Matt Taibbi’s Departure From First Look Media

Matt Taibbi, who joined First Look Media just seven months ago, left the company on Tuesday. His departure—which he describes as a refusal to accept a work reassignment, and the company describes as a resignation—was the culmination of months of contentious disputes with First Look founder Pierre Omidyar, chief operating officer Randy Ching, and president>>

Blackwater Founder Remains Free and Rich While His Former Employees Go Down on Murder Charges

Blackwater Founder Remains Free and Rich While His Former Employees Go Down on Murder Charges

Four Blackwater operatives were found guilty — one of murder — in a 2007 Baghdad massacre.