Doc World | Afghanistan: The Wounded Land – A Four-Part Series – Streaming Online

July 29, 2022

Part 4 this Sunday – July 31, All Parts Streaming Online: Afghanistan was opened to the world in the ’60s but the country was at a crossroads. When communists seized power, a war began that hasn’t ended. Narrated by Khaled Hosseini (The Kite Runner), the four-part series looks at six decades of Afghan history through the eyes of those who were there. Their memories of the Golden Age, 9/11 and more open new perspectives into Afghanistan, its people and its destiny. The documentary grants insight into what went tragically wrong in the past…and what future is being hoped for. TRAILER.

Afghanistan: The Wounded Land: Part 1 – Kingdom 

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

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 3 – Taliban

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

Afghanistan: The Wounded Land: Part 4 – Trap

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

On WORLD Channel: https://worldchannel.org/show/doc-world/

On PBS: https://www.pbs.org/video/doc-world-afghanistan-the-wounded-land-trailer/ 

On YouTube: https://youtu.be/eCGQaMUeMzw 

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