The War of the World

The War of the World

Controversial historian Professor Niall Ferguson argues that in the last century there were not in fact two World Wars and a Cold War, but a single Hundred Years’ War.It was not nationalism that powered the conflicts of the century, but

Uncovered: The War On Iraq

Uncovered: The War On Iraq

The Bush Administration made up its’ mind to go to war on September 11th 2001. From that time on, you were dealing with rationalization and justification for the war. You weren’t dealing with real causes for the war or real

The Art of War

The Art of War

Although accounts differ over the Sun Tzu’s origins, according to a biography written by a 2nd century BC historian he was a general who lived in the state of Wu in 6th century BC.Sun Tzu is most famous for the

USS Liberty Dead in the Water

USS Liberty Dead in the Water

On June 8, 1967, US Navy intelligence ship USS Liberty was suddenly and brutally attacked on the high seas in international waters by the air and naval forces of Israel. The Israeli forces attacked with full knowledge that this was

The Cu Chi Tunnels

The Cu Chi Tunnels

During the war in Vietnam, thousands of people in the Vietnamese province of Cu Chi lived in an elaborate system of underground tunnels. Originally built in the time of the French, the tunnels were enlarged during the American presence. When

Vietnam: The Ten Thousand Day War

Vietnam: The Ten Thousand Day War

Vietnam: The Ten Thousand Day War, a 26-part Canadian television documentary on the Vietnam War, was produced in 1980 by Michael Maclear.The documentary series was consolidated into 13 hour-long episodes for American television syndication. The series was released on videocassette

The Death Squads

The Death Squads

The torture and slaughter of Iraqi civilians is reaching unprecedented heights with estimates of up to 655,000 dead. Night after night death squads rampage through Iraq’s main cities. In Baghdad, up to a hundred bodies a day are dumped on

The First World War

The First World War

Although the First World War gets less attention than its successor, it was really the watershed event of the 20th century.This conflict shaped the world that came after to this day. It was the catalyst for the rise of soviet

War On Terror: At Home with the Terror Suspects

War On Terror: At Home with the Terror Suspects

Having spent years in Belmarsh prison, the detainees now live under partial house arrest on Britain’s streets. Officially known by letters of the alphabet; Detainee ‘A’, Detainee ‘AR’ etc, little is known of their day-to-day existence. Dispatches has gained exclusive