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DIRTY WARS Screening

Human Rights Film Series

Date: Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Location: American University, Katzen Arts Center, 4400 Mass Ave, NW, Washington, D.C. 20016

The Center's flagship film event showcases the year's predominant human rights documentaries throughout the month of October.

As part of the 2013 Human Rights Film Series's Program, Dirty Wars reveals the dirty little secret of the War on Terror: all bets are off, and almost anything goes.

We have fundamentally changed the rules of the game and the rules of engagement. Prior to 9/11, it was customary for America to sound a formal declaration of war on a given country before attacking. Today drone strikes, night raids, and U.S. Government–condoned torture occur in hidden corners across the globe,generating unprecedented civilian casualties. Investigative reporter Jeremy Scahill traces the rise of the Joint Special Operations Command (JSOC), the most secret and elite fighting force in U.S. history, exposing covert operations carried out by men who do not exist on paper and will never appear before Congress. No target is off-limits for the JSOC "kill list," even if the person is a U.S. citizen.

This event will take place on October 3, 2013 from 5:30-8:00PM.

It is free and open to the public.

American University is committed to providing accessible programs and services.

For accommodations, contact dss@american.edu.

Watch the trailer:

For more information visit: http://dirtywars.org/

Dirty War Poster