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Saeed Shariff Torres drives through the streets of Pittsburgh.
Interviews

February 22, 2016

Lyric Cabral and David Felix Sutcliffe Capture an FBI Informant

Craig Phillips in Interviews

To do a film about an undercover FBI anti-terror sting is already tricky territory to navigate, but filmmakers Lyric Cabral and David Felix Sutcliffe infiltrated even deeper. In (T)ERROR, they gained unprecedented…...

An agent holds down a terror suspect in a government counterterror training exercise.
Test Your Knowledge

February 19, 2016

Take this Quiz on the War on Terror

Craig Phillips in Test Your Knowledge

Everything changed in the United States on September 11, 2001. While in the aftermath of those attacks much of the focus in what President George W. Bush called the "War on Terror" was…...

FBI terrorism task force agents on surveillance mission
Beyond the Films

February 18, 2016

A Former FBI Agent Talks About Handling Informants

Craig Phillips in Beyond the Films

Since 2009, paid FBI informants have played a central role in nearly 50% of all domestic terrorism cases. Informants, who can earn up to $100,000 per case, are instructed to…...

September 09, 2011

Revisiting 9/11, The Oath, and Gitmo, Ten Years On

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We're joining with ITVS & PBS NewsHour for a live chat this Monday, September 12, about the human fallout of 9/11, centered on the award-winning film The Oath. The Oath…...