War and Conflict

On-the-ground reports and documentaries that explore global war zones and the U.S.'s involvement, including the war in Yemen, the Iran-Saudi conflict, Syria and more.

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Four Iraqis on Searching For Hope 17 Years After the Iraq War
For the people of Iraq, the fallout from the U.S.-led invasion in 2003 continues to this day, sometimes in unexpected — and violent — ways. Four Iraqis share what has happened in their lives and in Iraq since they filmed with FRONTLINE.
July 14, 2020
Meet a Woman Who Helped Her Town Save Some 850 People Threatened by ISIS
When ISIS massacred some 1,700 Iraqi cadets from Camp Speicher, one woman and her town helped save an estimated 850 others from meeting the same fate.
July 14, 2020
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Once Upon A Time In Iraq
The story of the Iraq war and the chaos that followed, told by Iraqis who lived through it.
July 14, 2020
U.S. Enacts New Law Condemning China's Treatment of Uyghur and Other Muslims
Learn about the Chinese government's detention and surveillance of Uyghur and other Muslims in FRONTLINE's "China Undercover."
June 18, 2020
Remembering the Tiananmen Square Crackdown, and the “Tank Man”
On June 4, 1989, Chinese troops opened fire on civilians in Beijing's Tiananmen Square — part of a bloody government crackdown on dissent that killed unknown numbers of unarmed pro-democracy protesters and bystanders throughout the city.
June 4, 2020
Drawn From Memory: The Holocaust
They survived the Holocaust as children. A lifetime later, memories of Nazi concentration camps — and one of humanity's darkest hours — remain vivid.
May 26, 2020
Why a U.S.-Taliban Peace Deal Could Strengthen ISIS in Afghanistan
Plus: Explore nearly two decades of reporting from FRONTLINE on America’s longest war.
February 26, 2020
10 Reasons to Watch the Oscar-Nominated Documentary “For Sama”
It's a rare film showing the female experience of war. It's harrowing, but also hopeful. And it's streaming online, for free.
January 30, 2020
“I Might Die There”: Journalist Najibullah Quraishi on Going Face-to-Face with ISIS and the Taliban in Afghanistan
“Once you’re inside, you don’t know what could happen,” Quraishi says.
January 21, 2020
EXCLUSIVE: 'The War Will End When the U.S. Withdraws,' Says Taliban's Chief Negotiator
“The war will end when the U.S. withdraws from Afghanistan,” Mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar, the Taliban’s chief negotiator with the U.S. in peace talks, told FRONTLINE.
January 17, 2020
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Taliban Country
FRONTLINE reporter Najibullah Quraishi goes on a dangerous journey inside both Taliban- and ISIS-held territory as President Trump says he wants to end the war.
January 21, 2020
Where to Stream the Oscar-Nominated Documentary "For Sama"
Watch one of the year’s most acclaimed documentaries right here.
January 13, 2020