Why We Fight

Why We Fight

DVD - 2006
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Reflects the sharp divide that exists among the American people on why we are in Iraq. Also asks some pertinent questions about the economic necessities of war.
Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, c2006.
ISBN: 9781424803569
142480356X
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 99 min.) :,sd, col. ;,12 cm.

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rick7white
Feb 22, 2016

I agree with all of the below opinions. This is something all of us must see and fully understand as it is more important today them any time in the past. Please See It.

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akirakato
Sep 13, 2012

This 2005 documentary film explores a half-century of U.S. foreign policy from World War II to the Iraq War.
It starts with the 1961 Farewell Address of Dwight Eisenhower, who warned that the political and corporate interests had become alarmingly entangled in the business of war as a form of the so-called "military-industrial complex."
The United States of America is drifting dangerously far from her founding principles toward a more imperial and self-distructing future with an ever-increasing defence budget.
Later in the film, the director reveals an evil-force as a form of the "military-industry-Congress-thinktank complex."
The title sounds quite sarcastic because it refers to the World War II-era propaganda movies commissioned by the U.S. Government to justify their decision to enter the war against the Axis Powers.
If you view the film, you will certainly come to undestand who is making war for whom.

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Bobert
Mar 01, 2010

an edge of your seat documentary, every section is more shocking than the last. War affects us all and the military indsustrial complex is a driver of it. This film is a must see. A brave exploration of this too often hidden problem.

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RTurner
Mar 01, 2010

A fascinating subject is well presented in this film. The degree to which the military-industrial complex pervades the workings of the United States is truly frightening, and 'Why We Fight' gives valuable insight into this.
The companion website features a 70-odd-page study guide to accompany the film.

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angie3d
Jan 17, 2010

Very interesting prospective on why US fights

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