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An extraordinary set of circumstances led up to the devastating attacks of 9/11. FBI Agent John O'Neill was on the trail of Osama bin Laden long before almost anyone else has recognised his terrifying potential. This docudrama tells the story of Agent O'Neill and his attempts to bring down bin Laden. It's a tragic struggle against the odds and against heavy opposition in his own camp.
In southeast Turkey, a few dozen kilometers from war-torn Syria, at great risk to themselves, a clandestine network is exfiltrating fighters who have decided to leave Daesh. For the first time, these deserters have agreed to give a detailed account of the roles they played and what life is like under the yoke of Islamic State.
In 2011, US-troops killed the leader of Al-Qaeda and recovered his private documents and hard drives. This material is now available and offers a new perspective on Osama Bin Laden. This documentary uses "graphic novel"-elements to recount how he spent his last years in a hideout in Pakistan, where he devised new strategies for his terror and took care of his extensive family.
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- Premiered: January 31, 2009
- Rating: TV-PG
- Premise: The modern history of terrorism is explored in a four-part documentary series from BBC reporter and terrorism expert Peter Taylor. The installments recall the 1976 Entebbe hostage drama; the 1987 IRA bombing in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland; a 1994 Christm… (more)