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Dirty wars

Rowley, Rick, (film director.). Scahill, Jeremy (narrator,, screenwriter,, film producer.). Riker, David, 1963- (screenwriter.). Arnove, Anthony, 1969- (film producer.). Coughlin, Brenda, (film producer.). Scahill, Jeremy Motion picture adaptation of (work): Dirty wars. (Added Author). Civic Bakery (Firm), (production company.). Big Noise Films, (production company.). Sundance Selects (Firm), (film distributor.). MPI Media Group, (film distributor.).

Summary: It's the dirty little secret of the War on Terror: all bets are off, and almost anything goes. The rules of the game and of engagement have fundamentally changed. Today drone strikes, night raids, and U.S. government targeted killings occur in corners across the globe, killing untold numbers of civilians. Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill traces the rise of the Joint Special Operations Command, the most secret fighting force in U.S. history, exposing operations carried out by men who do not exist on paper and will never appear before Congress. No target is off-limits for the JSOC "kill list," not even U.S. citizens.

Item details

  • ISBN: 0788617206
  • ISBN: 9780788617201
  • Physical Description: videodisc
    1 videodisc (approximately 86 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Distributed by MPI Media Group, [2013]

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Based on the book Dirty wars : the world is a battlefield / Jeremy Scahill.
Originally released as a documentary film in 2013.
"Sundance Selects"--Container's spine.
Special features: Breaking out of the green zone making-of featurette, trailer.
Formatted Contents Note: A secret army -- A war without end -- A journalist determined to uncover the truth.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Original music, Davide Harrington ; performed by Kronos Quartet ; editors, Richard Rowley, David Riker.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrated by Jeremy Scahill.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, NTSC region 1, anamorphic widescreen (2.35:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1.
Language Note:
In English with optional Spanish subtitles and optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Subject: Special operations (Military science) United States History 21st century
United States History, Military 21st century
Terrorism Prevention Government policy United States History 21st century
Targeted killing United States History 21st century
Intelligence service United States History 21st century
United States Military policy History 21st century
United States Military policy Moral and ethical aspects
United States. Joint Special Operations Command.
Military intelligence United States
Terrorism Prevention
Scahill, Jeremy Film adaptations
Genre: Documentary films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films -- United States.
Feature films -- Afghanistan.
Feature films -- Iraq.

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  • 4 out of 5 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Flint River Regional Library System. (Show)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Peachtree City Library.


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DVD 355.343 DIRTY ( Send Text)
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