In the second clip associated with the Soldiers of Conscience lesson plan, Aidan Delgado, an Iraq War veteran, remembers finding out about the September 11 attacks, his indoctrination in basic training and contemplating the morality of killing another human being. Ultimately, he questions whether he can kill without giving into hatred. Students should discuss what it means to be a conscientious objector. View lesson plan »
A group of Syrian women explain that the biggest challenges for women in the Muslim world stem not from conservative religious behaviors but from the cultural norms advocated by conservative male clerics.
In this chilling video, Pol Pot's second in command, Nuon Chea (a.k.a. "Brother Number 2"), describes the decision they made to eliminate perceived "traitors" while they were in power. It's the first time a leader of the Khmer Rouge has admitted to ordering the killing of Cambodian people.