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1 hr. 26 min.

Plot Summary
Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill traces the rise of the Joint Special Operations Command. He exposes covert operations to capture and kill people, but those agents do not exist on paper.


Director: Rick Rowley

Genres: Documentary

Distributor: IFC Films

Dirty Wars (2013)

Release Date: June 7th, 2013|1 hr. 26 min.

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  • 80
    John DeFore The Hollywood Reporter

    A vital, gripping film. show more

  • 65
    Ella Taylor NPR

    Scahill is right to focus on the price American security efforts have cost in human rights — and human life. Yet there are difficult questions hovering just outside the frame of Dirty Wars. Short of pacifism, and given that there is no such thing as a truly clean war, what would count as an "acceptable" level of collateral damage? show more

  • 88
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    A remarkable documentary as important as it is compelling. show more

  • February 27, 2014 ku00000000182740
    Report This User

    Americans needs to pay more attention to what their government is doing in their name. Dirty Wars is a wake up call.

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