Season 28, Episode 1 Obama's War
First Aired: October 13, 2009
The 27th season opener examines the Afghanistan War from the ground, including the Taliban stronghold in Helmand Province, where Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 8th Marine Regiment operates. The report features remarks from Gen. Stanley McChrystal, the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan; counterinsurgency expert David Kilcullen; the New Yorker's George Packer; and Pakistani general Athar Abbas, who denies that Taliban insurgents are using his country as a base for cross-border raids.
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- Premiered: January 1, 1983
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- Premise: Investigative news program featuring in-depth documentaries. (more)