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War on the Home Front / NPO/Netherlands Public Broadcast.

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorNPO/Netherlands Public Broadcast.
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©2011.
Description1 streaming video file (50 min.) : sound, color.
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Series The Curse of Osama: Culture and Geopolitics in the Post-9/11 Age
Curse of Osama. UNAUTHORIZED
Contents London Terrorist Attack (6:02) -- Who Were the Terrorists? (3:56) -- Middle Eastern Sympathies (3:33) -- Lahore, Pakistan: City of Terror and Fear (4:19) -- Jihadist Training (5:01) -- Queen of the Jihad (5:17) -- Terrorist Training (1:27) -- Voice of a Jihadist (4:21) -- Red Mosque Revolt (2:29) -- Jihad as Self-Defense (3:12) -- Jihadists in Belgium (3:05) -- War against the Innocents (4:16) -- Kidnapping and Murder (4:57) -- Credits: War on the Home Front: The Curse of Osama (0:04)
Abstract After 9/11, America's stated mission was to "bring the fight to the terrorists." Iraq and Afghanistan became, in essence, two battlefields in the West's war on terror. But what happens when terror rises from the very soil that foreign wars are waged to protect? Are European countries in particular overlooking the need to fight a different kind of fight, one in which the hearts and minds of their own citizens are at stake? This program looks at developments in England and Belgium (the correspondent's native country) in an effort to understand how radicalism can take root after being imported from extremist hotbeds in Pakistan and other Islamic countries. Viewers meet worshippers from mosques where the London subway bombers of 2005 were radicalized, two Brussels detectives who broke up a regional al Qaeda network, and a Pakistani organization known as al-Muhajiroun, which functions as a sort of travel agency for aspiring terrorists.
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on December 02, 2012.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Interest grade level 11 & up.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
LanguageClosed-captioned.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: NPO/Netherlands Public Broadcast, 2011.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Publisher number50413s Films Media Group
Publisher number50416 Films Media Group

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