Season 5: Doc World | Season 5

DOC WORLD, an international documentary series showcasing stories that dive deep into the heart of an issue, gives viewers a chance to understand the lives and concerns of people beyond U.S. borders. Season five begins with the four-part series AFGHANISTAN: THE WOUNDED LAND. Hosted by Andia Winslow.

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Afghanistan: The Wounded Land - Part 4: Trap

After 9/11, the U.S. invaded Afghanistan. Many Afghans hoped for peace and democracy.

Afghanistan: The Wounded Land - Part 4: Trap

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Afghanistan: The Wounded Land - Part 3: Taliban

While fighting in Afghanistan turned into a civil war, the Taliban emerged triumphantly.

Afghanistan: The Wounded Land - Part 3: Taliban

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Afghanistan: The Wounded Land - Part 2: Jihad

In 1979, the Soviets invaded Afghanistan. "Soviet Vietnam" began after a call for Jihad.

Afghanistan: The Wounded Land - Part 2: Jihad

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Afghanistan: The Wounded Land - Part 1: Kingdom

Afghanistan opened to the world in the 1960s. When communists seized power, a war began.

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Afghanistan: The Wounded Land - Part 1: Kingdom