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Private Armies

Private Armies

Private Armies gives viewers an inside look at the workings of private military firms, including those they employ, how they operate, and how they are funded. The audience is privy to the training regimens required for private security officials,...

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ISIS: "Islamic" Extremism?

ISIS: "Islamic" Extremism?

For many throughout the world, the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria, otherwise known as ISIS, has come to represent the modern day boogeyman. Characterized by vicious acts of violence, forced conversions, kidnappings and beheadings, their campaign of terror...

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Cadets

Cadets

Cadets, is similar to many Vice News documentaries in that it covers a subject that isn't often addressed in mainstream media, but affects the lives of many and is truly worth taking a deeper look into. While the films'...

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Operation Persuasion

Operation Persuasion

More journalists were sent to cover the beginning of the Iraq Invasion in the early 2000's than were in Vietnam at the height of that war, and they were given more access both in governmental allowance and via more...

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Battle at Home

Battle at Home

The reputation of the American soldier is one of valor and bravery, an image that continues to be sold to young patriots in an effort to recruit them into the military. However, the reality of war and its long-term...

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The Islamic State

The Islamic State

The Islamic State (IS), formerly known as the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS), permitted filmmaker and Vice News journalist Medyan Dairieh to have exclusive access to their operations for three weeks, allowing viewers insight into the horrifying...

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My Neighbor, My Enemy

My Neighbor, My Enemy

Syria Street in North Tripoli, Lebanon is home to a decades-old sectarian conflict between the local Sunni Muslim and Alawite communities. The Alawite inhabitants of the Jabal Mohsen neighborhood primarily support the Assad regime of Damascus, whereas the Sunnis...

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Saving South Sudan

Saving South Sudan

In February 2014, journalist Robert Young Pelton and photojournalist Tim Freccia traveled to South Sudan to investigate the reasons for its quickly devolving civil war. Sudan has been divided by war for centuries. The Arab North preyed on the...

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The Lost Platoon

The Lost Platoon

Luke Langley is 22 and he's going to Afghanistan for the second time. The first time Langley went to war in 2009 his platoon held an isolated fort deep in no man's land. 7 Platoon's commander was Lieutenant Mark...

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Warlords of Tripoli

Warlords of Tripoli

Welcome to Tripoli, Lebanon's second-largest city and a town living on the brink of chaos. Tripoli's only an hour-drive north of the glittering boutiques and flash nightclubs in Beirut but it's a completely different world. Like neighboring Syria, Tripoli...

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