Military and War - 3

Taliban Child Fighters

Taliban Child Fighters

As the British and US-led troops get ready to abandon Afghanistan, they leave behind a country in the hands of the Taliban. And the next generations aren't merely blameless observers of the continuous war- some of them have also...

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Rojava: Syria's Unknown War

Rojava: Syria's Unknown War

North-east Syria is one of the most complex and under-reported fronts in the entire Syrian war. Kurdish fighters, affiliated with the PKK, have used the disintegration of Syria to carve out an autonomous state there, in the country's north-east...

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Long Shot

Long Shot

In the spring of 2013 Texas-based startup, TrackingPoint, unveiled the first ever precision-guided firearm, which is essentially a long-range laser-guided rifle. They call it the gun off tomorrow. You don't have to be an experienced shooter, you don't have...

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Searching for Steele

Searching for Steele

It's ten years since America invaded Iraq. Ten years and over 120,000 dead. Among them over 4,400 American soldiers. Back then, US administration funded a deadly, paramilitary force to fight those threatening the American presence. It was a decision...

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The Battle for Syria

The Battle for Syria

Since defecting from the Syrian Army early in 2012, former colonel Abu Muhammed has been trying to organise rebel forces. His new comrades aren't used to taking orders. It's Abu Mohammed's responsibility to distribute ammunition and the rebels fighting...

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America's War Games

America's War Games

The United States' military expenditures today account for about 40 percent of the world total. In 2012, the US spent some $682bn on its military - an amount more than what was spent by the next 13 countries combined....

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Benghazi Rising

Benghazi Rising

The conflict that erupted in Benghazi was as unexpected as it was cataclysmic, but at its heart lay years of hurt and political repression. Through personal stories told by the people of Benghazi, we trace the conflict from its...

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Goodbye Indonesia

Goodbye Indonesia

In the face of state repression and international indifference West Papuan activists have been locked in a life or death struggle for independence. People and Power finds out what is behind one of the most forgotten conflicts in the...

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