Frontline : Battle for the Holy Land (2002)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Military & War, Politics & Government  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States  |  
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Fighters on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict describe what they're doing and why they're doing it in this examination of the military side of the hostilities. The "through-the-gunsights view" (as "Frontline" producer Michael Kirk puts it) includes footage of operations (taped in December 2001) and comments from a Palestinian man identified as a "living martyr" (a suicide-bomber-in-training). "You get an idea," says Kirk, "that they're on some collision course that's bigger and more profound than it has been in some time."



commando, conflict, Holy-Land, Israeli [nationality], militant, Palestine, stand-off, suicide-mission, violence