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Dirty Wars

Christian Leaders Should Not Compare Obama to Christ

Ellin Jimmerson | Posted 02.09.2016 | Religion
Ellin Jimmerson

Christian pastors and bloggers have the right to endorse or support any candidate and any president they wish. However, when Christian leaders compare the president or a presidential hopeful to Christ, they must backup their claims with facts.

Secret in Their Eyes: The Gashes of History

Carla Marcantonio | Posted 12.21.2015 | Arts
Carla Marcantonio

When I learned that the widely acclaimed Argentinian film, The Secret in Their Eyes (2009), was going to get an American remake, I felt perplexed, but not solely due to the usual mistrust one has for a remake's ability to best, or even do justice to, the original film.

The Great Mujica: Portrait of a Person

Ximena Ortiz | Posted 05.03.2015 | Latino Voices
Ximena Ortiz

Mujica projected, from his presidential perch, the wildly innocent virtue of Uruguay itself -- and magnified it. If Uruguay as a country is part exile, part refuge, Mujica made the country more the latter. One thing is certain, the world will remember Mujica -- the president, the person.

Examining the Docs: This Year's Oscar-Nominated Documentaries

Jon Eig | Posted 03.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

If I'm choosing between two movies and both are entertaining and informative, but one is clearly out to change the world, I do find myself favoring the world-changer. That comes into play this year for me, though it may not for you.

'HOLY S--T!!!'

Posted 01.25.2014 | Media

This pretty much sums it up: HOLY SHIT!!!!!— jeremy scahill (@jeremyscahill) January 16, 2014...

How Does the Global War on Terror Ever End?

Jeremy Scahill | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Jeremy Scahill

No one can scientifically predict the future consequences of drone strikes, cruise missile attacks, and night raids. But from my experience in several undeclared war zones across the globe, it seems clear that the United States is helping to breed a new generation of enemies.

Jeremy Scahill's Dirty Wars: Giving a Voice to the Voiceless

Matthew Hoh | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Matthew Hoh

More than your story or Jeremy's story, Dirty Wars is the story of thousands of nameless and voiceless men, women and children.

Jeremy Scahill's Dirty Wars and the Cost of Us-Them Thinking

Matt Bieber | Posted 10.05.2013 | Politics
Matt Bieber

I just saw Jeremy Scahill's documentary Dirty Wars, and it got me thinking about the phrase "American lives." You hear it from politicians all the time. And like any phrase that you repeat too many times, it starts to sound strange.

INTERVIEW: Journalist Jeremy Scahilll on Dirty Wars

Zaki Hasan | Posted 08.22.2013 | Media
Zaki Hasan

For more than fifteen years, Jeremy Scahill's investigative work has earned him accolades the world over for speaking truth to power and for shining a...

'Dirty Wars' Is Our Responsibility

Dawn V. Woollen | Posted 08.14.2013 | Entertainment
Dawn V. Woollen

Dirty Wars is a detective story that unfolds in countries we know in name only, places we hear about but will likely never visit, and from the people who populate these faraway lands from which we are so disconnected.

Popcorn Preview: Dirty Wars

Leslie Sisman | Posted 08.10.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: Dirty Wars (2013) Cast includes: Jeremy Scahill, journalist for The Nation Director: Rick Rowley (The Fourth World War) Genre: Documentary, base...

Dirty Wars, The Documentary: Notes in the Margins

Aldo Civico | Posted 08.10.2013 | World
Aldo Civico

With Dirty Wars it is as if Jeremy Scahill is holding up a mirror against the U.S. government's war against al Qaeda and its affiliates across the Middle East and Africa, while inviting us to look into the abyss of its practices.

Mike Hogan

New Film Looks At Where Obama Failed

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Hogan | Posted 06.06.2013 | Entertainment

Jeremy Scahill's new documentary, "Dirty Wars," is a cinematic chronicle of one journalist's investigation into America's secret global campaign of ta...

In-depth Interview with Author Jeremy Scahill on "Dirty Wars: The World Is A Battlefield."

Democracy Now! | Posted 06.24.2013 | Books
Democracy Now!

As the Senate holds its first-ever public hearing on drones and targeted killings, Democracy Now! host Amy Goodman sits down for an extended interview...

Filling the Empty Battlefield

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 06.23.2013 | Books
Tom Engelhardt

There was a secret history of twenty-first-century American war crying out to be written. Now, we have it in the form of Jeremy Scahill's latest book, Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield.

A True-life Thriller About America's Covert Wars

Erica Abeel | Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment
Erica Abeel

Few lawmakers have the guts to ask: What powers does our government have to kill people without due process? The larger question asked by Dirty Wars: What happens to us as Americans when we finally see what's hidden in plain sight?

WATCH: 'Dirty Wars' Documentarians: U.S. 'Trying To Kill Its Way To Victory'

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Wilkes-Edrington | Posted 01.28.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

The filmmakers behind a documentary that investigates the source of U.S. kill lists and drone strikes say it seems as if the United States "is trying ...

Liberal Documentaries Light Up Sundance

The Huffington Post | Michael Hogan | Posted 01.18.2013 | Entertainment

The Sundance Film Festival, which began its 11-day, 119-title run on Thursday night with a few low-key screenings, is best known for indie films like ...