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Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS (2017)

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A look at the current state of Syria amidst war and chaos in 2017, featuring stories of survival and observations by political experts from around the world.

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Mark Monroe
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Ghaith Abdul-Ahad Ghaith Abdul-Ahad ... Self - Journalist
Amr Al-Azm Amr Al-Azm ... Self - Middle East Institute (as Dr. Amr Al-Azm)
Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi ... Self - Leader, ISIS
Tareq Al-Hashemi Tareq Al-Hashemi ... Self - Former Iraqi Vice President
Abdul Jabbar Al-Oqaidi Abdul Jabbar Al-Oqaidi ... Self - Colonel, Free Syria Army (as Col. Abdul Jabbar Al-Oqaidi)
Zaidoun Al-Zoabi Zaidoun Al-Zoabi ... Self
Mahmoud Al Basha Mahmoud Al Basha ... Self (as Mahmoud Al-Basha)
Peter Bergen ... Self - National Security Analyst, CNN
Matthew Bogdanos Matthew Bogdanos ... Self - District Attorney, Manhattan, NY (as Col. Matthew Bogdanos)
Peter Bouckaert Peter Bouckaert ... Self - Emergencies Director, Human Rights Watch
Paul Bremer Paul Bremer ... Self (archive footage)
George W. Bush ... Self (archive footage)
David Cameron ... Self - British Prime Minister (archive footage)
Sarah Chayes Sarah Chayes ... Self
Alain Chouet Alain Chouet ... Self - Director, French Security Intelligence Service
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A look at the current state of Syria amidst war and chaos in 2017, featuring stories of survival and observations by political experts from around the world.

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Rated R for some disturbing violent images | See all certifications »
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Nick Quested made at least one 12-day trip each month during the year-long production process, collecting videos from sources in the U.K., France, Germany, Italy, Syria, Iraq, Jordan, Turkey, Bulgaria, Morocco, Libya and Belgium. See more »

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Nick Quested: A camera can be as powerful a gun - in some ways more powerful.
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Not a documentary, this is straight up MSM propaganda
5 June 2018 | by kt5156See all my reviews

Im a fan of Sebastian Junger so i watched this but boy was this a disappointment. It doesnt even try to be objective about the conflict and just blames it all on the EVIL Assad regime.

This is not a good source for information, this is pure propaganda im afraid.


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11 June 2017 (USA) See more »

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Qayara, Iraq See more »

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