Military and War - 5

The War of the World

The War of the World

Controversial historian Professor Niall Ferguson argues that in the last century there were not in fact two World Wars and a Cold War, but a single Hundred Years' War. It was not nationalism that powered the conflicts of the...

8.07

Commando: On the Front Line

Commando: On the Front Line

In Commando: On The Front Line, director Chris Terrill embarks on a courageous 12-month journey to Afghanistan alongside Britain's most elite front line troops - the Royal Marine Commandos. A division of the Royal Navy, the Royal Marine Commando...

7.10

Restrepo

Restrepo

Sebastian Junger and Tim Hetherington's year dug in with the Second Platoon in one of Afghanistan's most strategically crucial valleys reveals extraordinary insight into the surreal combination of back breaking labor, deadly firefights, and camaraderie as the soldiers painfully...

7.96

Genocide: Worse Than War

Genocide: Worse Than War

Worse Than War documents Goldhagen’s travels, teachings, and interviews in nine countries around the world, bringing viewers on an unprecedented journey of insight and analysis. With his first book, the #1 international bestseller Hitler’s Willing Executioners...

6.77

Exit Afghanistan

Exit Afghanistan

A VPRO, Tegenlicht documentary by Mariusz Pilis and Olaf Oudheusden in which warlords and diplomats question what the West actually wants in Afghanistan. How justified and necessary is the current foreign military presence in Afghanistan? The Western allied forces have...

6.93

Yugoslavia: The Avoidable War

Yugoslavia: The Avoidable War

If anyone doubts that it is time for a clear and critical look at Western intervention in the Balkans, consider this: The forces that the US supported in Bosnia and Kosovo were and are closely allied with Osama Bin Laden’s al-Qaeda network. Bin Laden, himself, was a...

6.84

Ghosts of Rwanda

Ghosts of Rwanda

When the United Nations sent peacekeepers to this small, Central African nation -- with the full support of the U.S. government -- most of the policy-makers involved believed it would be a straightforward mission that would help restore the U.N.'s battered reputation...

8.20

Battle Tank

Battle Tank

The three traditional factors determining a tank's effectiveness in battle are its firepower, protection, and mobility. Since the Second World War, the economics of tank production governed by the ease of manufacture and cost, and the impact of a given tank design on...

8.22