Why we fight


The most dangerous thing about an assumption is that by its very nature it is never questioned.

“We are fighting for our freedom” is one such assumption.  Is this really borne out by the facts?  The USA and its western allies have been militarily active in over 50 countries around the world since the end of WWII.  Did all of them threaten our freedom or was there another motive or driver hidden behind the jingoism and nationalist rhetoric used to justify our killing?

These are the questions asked in this challenging and moving film by Eugene Jarecki…

WHY WE FIGHT (2005) LEGENDADO PT from MDDVTMTV86 on Vimeo.

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