Patrick Cockburn's new book looks at the legacy of recent wars, as well as at how convoluted ongoing conflicts in the Middle East truly are.
Having spent an estimated $1 trillion and having sacrificed the lives of 2,150 soldiers, the US finds itself increasingly consigned to observer status in Afghanistan.
News dissector Danny Schechter directed "Plunder: The Crime of Our Time," a film on the financial crisis as a crime story. Plunderthecrimeofourtime.com. Comments to firstname.lastname@example.org