Dirty Wars

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Dirty Wars

Dirty Wars follows investigative war reporter Jeremy Scahill to the frontlines of America’s covert war on terror in Afghanistan, Yemen, Somalia, and Washington, D.C. After hearing that innocent people were killed in the nighttime raid of a wedding party by secret forces in rural Afghanistan, Scahill discovered video footage documenting the event, and probed deeper to uncover the truth behind the incident. His investigation broadens to reveal how U.S. warfare tactics have dramatically changed since the covert military unit Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC) was formed in 1980, and following the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center, to involve night raids, torture, and drone strikes. Director Rowley, co-founder of Big Noise Films, who has made award-winning films such as This Is What Democracy Looks Like, shows how America’s covert actions erode trust globally and adversely affect ordinary citizens at home and abroad. Dirty Wars won the 2013 Sundance Film Festival cinematography award.

 

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Where to watch: iTunes, Amazon, Netflix
Facebook: facebook.com/DirtyWars
Twitter: twitter.com/DirtyWars
Website: www.dirtywars.org
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