Dirty Wars - Movie Showing & Discussion

07:00 pm - 01/13/2016

@ Veterans For Peace

1404 N Broadway
St. Louis MO  63102



Doors Open- 6:30pm
Movie Showing- 7:00pm
Short Discussion - 8:30pm

Watch The Trailer:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdDdaahMRuo

Synopsis:
Investigative journalist Jeremy Scahill travels to Afghanistan, Yemen, Somalia, and other countries where the United States has taken military action in the War on Terror. In Afghanistan, he investigates the United States military and government cover-up of the deaths of five civilians, including two pregnant women killed by US soldiers from the Joint Special Operations Command.

Scahill also investigates the assassinations of American citizens Anwar al-Awlaki and his son Abdulrahman al-Awlaki, meeting with their family at their home in Yemen. Scahill suggests that the War on Terror is in fact a "self-fulfilling prophecy" and causes the radicalization of Muslims. He also discusses the case of Yemeni investigative journalist Abdulelah Haider Shaye who was detained, tried and sentenced on terrorism-related charges after reporting on American drone strikes.

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