Frontline: Obama's War

Overview

Follow Frontline correspondent Martin Smith as he ventures out to the front lines in order to offer a fresh perspective on the war in Afghanistan by asking the tough questions about a battle some say us unwinnable. Conversations with key generals, government officials, and diplomats offer varying opinions about President Obama's ambitious plan to attack terrorism at its roots, while questions about how to combat the Taliban in Pakistan - where U.S. troops are not permitted - raise interesting points about the ...
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Overview

Follow Frontline correspondent Martin Smith as he ventures out to the front lines in order to offer a fresh perspective on the war in Afghanistan by asking the tough questions about a battle some say us unwinnable. Conversations with key generals, government officials, and diplomats offer varying opinions about President Obama's ambitious plan to attack terrorism at its roots, while questions about how to combat the Taliban in Pakistan - where U.S. troops are not permitted - raise interesting points about the challenges that lie ahead.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 1/5/2010
  • UPC: 841887011419
  • Original Release: 2009
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  • Source: Pbs (Direct)
  • Region Code: 1
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Sound: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Language: English
  • Time: 60:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 94,531

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Martin Smith Participant
Technical Credits
David Fanning Executive Producer
Marcela Gaviria Producer, Screenwriter
Martin Smith Producer, Screenwriter
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Frontline: Obama's War
1. Introduction [1:02]
2. The Taliban's Stronghold [11:09]
3. Counterinsurgency Front Lines [12:39]
4. The War's Political Front [11:14]
5. Pakistan: the Toughest Challenge [12:00]
6. No Easy Answers [5:42]
7. Credits [2:35]
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