A private's view of the Vietnam War is provided in all its horrific, inexplicable detail. The film follows young Chris Taylor who arrives in Vietnam and quickly discovers that his worst enemies are not the Viet Cong, but fear, physical exhaustion, and the anger growing within himself.
This program offers an insider's observations of the 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq and the subsequent occupation, featuring commentary from high-ranking officals, Iraqi civilians, American soldiers and prominent analysts.
This documentary explores a half-century of U.S. foreign policy from World War II to the Iraq War, revealing how, as Dwight Eisenhower had warned in his 1961 Farewell Address, at the time coining the expression "military industrial complex", since then political and corporate interests have become alarmingly entangled in the business of war. On a deeper level, what emerges is a portrait of a nation in transition--drifting from her founding principles toward a more imperial future.