Wednesday, November 23, 2016
Dahr Jamail joins Adam Camac to discuss the environmental destruction caused by the US military, the effects of its toxic waste dump sites and war games in Alaska and elsewhere, how these activities affect fishing communities and marine life, and the health and environmental problems caused by the military’s use of bombs in the Middle East.
About the Guest
Mr. Jamail spent more than a year as an unembedded journalist in Iraq between 2003 and 2014 and now writes frequently about the environment. He won the Martha Gellhorn Award for Journalism and the James Aronson Award for Social Justice Journalism for his work in Iraq. He is the author of Beyond the Green Zone: Dispatches from an Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq and The Will to Resist: Soldiers Who Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan and is a co-author of The Mass Destruction of Iraq: The Disintegration of a Nation: Why It Is Happening, and Who Is Responsible. He is also the author of the forthcoming book, The End of Ice.
Biographical information is from dahrjamail.net.
1. Destroying What Remains: How the U.S. Navy Plans to War Game the Arctic by Dahr Jamail (May 21, 2015)
2. US Military Plans to Dump 20,000 Tons of Heavy Metals and Explosives Into the Oceans by Dahr Jamail (November 15, 2016)
1. Beyond the Green Zone: Dispatches from an Unembedded Journalist in Occupied Iraq by Dahr Jamail
2. The Will to Resist: Soldiers Who Refuse to Fight in Iraq and Afghanistan by Dahr Jamail
3. The Mass Destruction of Iraq: The Disintegration of a Nation: Why It Is Happening, and Who Is Responsible by Dahr Jamail and William Rivers Pitt
4. The End of Ice by Dahr Jamail (Forthcoming)
126. Problems with the US Nuclear Arsenal with John LaForge (Saturday, October 22, 2016)