In the summer of 2003, violence against the U.S.-led coalition in Iraq spiked alarmingly. Traveling across Iraq, FRONTLINE reporters went to see how the U.S. plan to turn the country into a showcase for democracy in the Middle East was faring. (Aired 2004) This journalism is made possible by viewers like you. S
In the 2004 documentary, “Beyond Baghdad”, veteran investigative team Martin Smith, Marcela Gaviria and Scott Anger continued their reporting on Iraq, setting out on a five-week journey across the country, from the Kurdish north, through the Sunni Triangle, to the Shiite south, taking a hard look at the social and political reality beyond the political corridors of Baghdad.
Democracy Now!Aug 25, 2021
We look at the situation in Afghanistan, and pressure on Biden to stay longer, with CodePink co-founder Medea Benjamin, who for years has called for an end to the longest war in U.S. history. “We didn’t want it to end like this, and there should have been better planning in terms of getting people out of the country, but we were very clear we never wanted the U.S. to go in to begin with,” says Benjamin. She also warns the end of the War in Afghanistan will encourage the Biden administration to pour more money and resources into a rivalry with China. “It is a delusional idea that we should be focusing on China as an enemy,” she says.
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