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Hell on Earth: The Fall of Syria and the Rise of ISIS (2017)

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A look at the current state of Syria amidst war and chaos in 2017, featuring stories of survival and observations by political experts from around the world.

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Mark Monroe
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Credited cast:
Ghaith Abdul-Ahad Ghaith Abdul-Ahad ... Himself - Journalist
Amr Al-Azm Amr Al-Azm ... Himself - Middle East Institute (as Dr. Amr Al-Azm)
Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi Abu Bakr Al-Baghdadi ... Himself - Leader, ISIS
Tareq Al-Hashemi Tareq Al-Hashemi ... Himself - Former Iraqi Vice President
Abdul Jabbar Al-Oqaidi Abdul Jabbar Al-Oqaidi ... Himself - Colonel, Free Syria Army (as Col. Abdul Jabbar Al-Oqaidi)
Zaidoun Al-Zoabi Zaidoun Al-Zoabi ... Himself
Mahmoud Al Basha Mahmoud Al Basha ... Himself (as Mahmoud Al-Basha)
Peter Bergen ... Himself - National Security Analyst, CNN
Matthew Bogdanos Matthew Bogdanos ... Himself - District Attorney, Manhattan, NY (as Col. Matthew Bogdanos)
Peter Bouckaert Peter Bouckaert ... Himself - Emergencies Director, Human Rights Watch
Paul Bremer Paul Bremer ... Himself (archive footage)
George W. Bush ... Himself (archive footage)
David Cameron ... Himself - British Prime Minister (archive footage)
Sarah Chayes Sarah Chayes ... Herself
Alain Chouet Alain Chouet ... Himself - Director, French Security Intelligence Service
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A look at the current state of Syria amidst war and chaos in 2017, featuring stories of survival and observations by political experts from around the world.

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Rated R for some disturbing violent images | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English | French | Arabic | Kurdish

Release Date:

11 June 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Krieg und Terror - In der Hölle Syriens See more »

Filming Locations:

Qayara, Iraq See more »

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Color
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After trying to cross over to Greece about seven times, the family got sent back to Turkey and put in a detention center for a week. More than 1500 refugees were held in poor conditions with minimum rest-room facilities, one meal a day and one blanket per family. See more »

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Nick Quested: A camera can be as powerful a gun - in some ways more powerful.
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Not a documentary, this is straight up MSM propaganda
5 June 2018 | by kt5156See all my reviews

Im a fan of Sebastian Junger so i watched this but boy was this a disappointment. It doesnt even try to be objective about the conflict and just blames it all on the EVIL Assad regime.

This is not a good source for information, this is pure propaganda im afraid.


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