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The Gulf War

The Gulf War

In the winter of 1991 amid the burning oil wells of Kuwait two armies faced each other in the desert at stake were the oil wells of the Middle East and America's leadership in the world. The war in the Persian Gulf would be the first test after the Cold War of America's promise of a new world order. For the American military this would be a war fought on two fronts against an Iraqi army entrenc

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Haughey

Haughey

Charles J. Haughey brought charisma and controversy to Irish politics, he inspired devotion and provoked division like few others had before him and this story contains tales of ambition, achievement and disgrace as Haughey dominated his party and his country for a quarter of a century, his life defined Irish times. Haughey is a four-part mini-series documenting the life of former Taoiseach Cha

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A Look Inside Russia’s Creepy, Innovative Internet

In Russia technology developed a world apart from Silicon Valley and that didn't chance once the Soviet Union collapsed, over 25 years later and Russia has copied large parts of the web the rest of us know and love, they went ahead and built a Russian internet and with new laws cooked up by the Kremlin and rubber-stamped in Moscow it's becoming more and more a souvenir internet but like everything

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Panic: The Untold Story of the 2008 Financial Crisis

A VICE on HBO special which closely examines the factors which led to the 2008 financial crisis an the efforts that were made by the by then-Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson, Federal Reserve Bank of New York President Timothy Geithner, and Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke to save the United States from an economic collapse. The feature-length documentary explores the challenges these men face

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7/7 London Bombings: 10 Years On

On July 7, 2005, a series of coordinated Islamist terrorists carried out several suicide attacks in London, England. They detonated four bombs on London's transport network, directly targeting innocent commuters who were making their way to work during the morning rush hour. The attacks themselves resulted in 52 deaths and the injuring of hundreds more. Explosions went off near Aldgate, Edgware

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Kashmir The Story

Kashmir has had a history of being an independent kingdom, a sovereign state in every sense and whosoever tried to control it whether it was the Mughals or the Afghans or the Sikhs or later the Dogras they have all had problems. This is a TIMES NOW Exclusive, a documentary series that aims to give better insight into this conflict-ridden region, showcasing facts as they are. The purely observat

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Who Bombed Omagh?

On a Saturday afternoon in August 1998 a red Vauxhall parked in the centre Omagh, a town located in Country Tyrone, Ireland. Inside this car were two men and up to 500 pounds of explosives, after arming the bomb the two men walked away and melted into the crowd. Waiting nearby was a getaway car, these men and the many more who helped them were responsible for the single worst atrocity of the Irish

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Trump’s Trade War

With President Trump upping the pressure for a trade deal with China by stating he will introduce higher tariffs on Chinese goods, this FRONTLINE and NPR special sees correspondent Laura Sullivan investigate the forces which are at work behind the tensions both in the United States and abroad. It is a great power struggle which seems to have many people concerned with regards to the economic fu

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The Minds of Men

On April 13th 1953, newly appointed CIA director Allen Dulles signed off on MKUltra, the CIA's top secret mind control project. Three days before that Dulles gave a speech on the battle for mens minds to justify it. For Dulles it was a missive into a newly declared battle for the minds of men and would come just weeks after he became CIA director as a countermeasure to Soviet "brainwashing". Du

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