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Frontline

Obama's War (Season 27, Episode 12)
TV-PG
TV Episode | 57 min | Documentary

Frontline tries to get a deeper understanding of the war in Afganistan. It interviews both American analysts and commanders on the ground and looks at reports from embedded journalists.
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Oct 13, 2009 (United States)
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Athar Abbas
Himself - Spokesman, Pakistan Army Himself - Spokesman, Pakistan Army   See fewer
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Abdullah Abdullah
Himself - Politician Himself - Politician   See fewer
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Andrew Bacevich
Himself - Author, 'The Limits of Power' Himself - Author, 'The Limits of Power'   See fewer
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Christian Cabaniss
Himself - Commander 2-8 Marines Himself - Commander 2-8 Marines   See fewer
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Steve Coll
Himself - Author, 'Ghost Wars' Himself - Author, 'Ghost Wars'   See fewer
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Karl Eikenberry
Himself - U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Himself - U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan   See fewer
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Andrew Exum
Himself - Adviser to General McChrystal Himself - Adviser to General McChrystal   See fewer
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Michael T. Flynn
Himself - Director of Intelligence, ISAF Himself - Director of Intelligence, ISAF   See fewer
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Richard Holbrooke
Himself - Special Rep. for Afghanistan and Pakistan Himself - Special Rep. for Afghanistan and Pakistan   See fewer
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Ted Hubbard
Himself - Echo Company Himself - Echo Company   See fewer
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Seth Jones
Himself - Author, 'The Graveyard of Empires' Himself - Author, 'The Graveyard of Empires'   See fewer
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David Kilcullen
Himself - Adviser to General McChrystal Himself - Adviser to General McChrystal   See fewer
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Christopher Macdonald
Himself - Echo Company Himself - Echo Company   See fewer
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Rehman Malik
Himself - Interior Minister, Pakistan Himself - Interior Minister, Pakistan   See fewer
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William Mayville
Himself - Director of Operations, ISAF Himself - Director of Operations, ISAF   See fewer
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Stanley McChrystal
Himself - Commander, ISAF (as Gen. Stanley McChrystal) Himself - Commander, ISAF (as Gen. Stanley McChrystal)   See fewer
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Eric Meador
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Mike Mullen
Himself - Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Himself - Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff   See fewer
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Arturo Munoz
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John Nagl
Himself - Former Adviser to General Petraeus Himself - Former Adviser to General Petraeus   See fewer
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Vali Nasr
Himself - Adviser to Ambassador Holbrooke Himself - Adviser to Ambassador Holbrooke   See fewer
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Barack Obama
Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
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David Petraeus
Himself - CENTCOM Commander Himself - CENTCOM Commander   See fewer
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Amrullah Saleh
Himself - Director, Afghan Intelligence Himself - Director, Afghan Intelligence   See fewer
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Bilal Sarwary
Himself - Journalist Himself - Journalist   See fewer
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Martin Smith
Himself - Correspondent Himself - Correspondent   See fewer
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Celeste Ward
Herself - Deputy Asstant Security of Defense, 2007-2009 Herself - Deputy Asstant Security of Defense, 2007-2009   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 27 votes