FDL Movie Night: Bhutto

By: Monday December 20, 2010 5:00 pm

The life and death of Benazir Bhutto, the twice-elected Prime Minister of Pakistan, reveals modern geo-politics and the balance of faith and politics in Bhutto, co-directed by tonight’s guest Duane Baughman. The film, a Sundance selection and winner of the Sonoma International Film Festival, just opened in theaters.

 

If Blackwater Couldn’t Keep Benazir Bhutto Safe, Why Is State Still Contracting with Them?

By: Wednesday September 15, 2010 4:30 pm

Given that the State Department gave Blackwater follow-on contracts after Blackwater failed to keep Bhutto safe, then have they at least done a real assessment of what went wrong? Last we heard from Blackwater publicly, they had a purportedly perfect record. But they don’t. And no one told us that. If we’re going to give another $120,000,000 to Blackwater, have we at least studied, first, what went wrong with Blackwater’s notable failure with Bhutto?

On Tuesday, General Petraeus Achieved Victory in Oceania; On Wednesday, He Led Us to War against Eastasia

By: Thursday September 2, 2010 1:30 pm

The day after Obama declared victory (sort of) in Iraq, the Administration announced a whole package of sanctions against the Pakistani Taliban, Tehrik-e Taliban.

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