Nir Rosen’s Aftermath, an extraordinary feat of reporting, follows the contagious spread of radicalism and sectarian violence that the US invasion of Iraq and the ensuing civil war have unleashed in the Middle East.
Comic and social critic Harmon Leon embarks on a gonzo journey across America and inside a Fort Lauderdale weapons convention, where he finds that even a self-declared revolutionary with a Cayman Island PO Box is treated as a potential customer.
Meet Blackwater USA, the powerful private army that the U.S. government has quietly hired to operate in international war zones and on American soil. With its own military base, a fleet of 20 aircraft, and 20,000 troops at the ready, Blackwater is the elite Praetorian Guard for the “global war on terror.”
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