Oscar nominee James Spione discusses his film about an Army veteran’s life-changing experiences in a U.S. helicopter attack that killed journalists and civilians in 2007.
After an unexpected stop at a remote compound, the soldiers are caught in a firefight with insurgents.
The quest for “Himalayan Viagra” – a rare hybrid of caterpillar and mushroom – is bringing wealth to the tiny villages of Nepal. But there is a violent undercurrent in the rush to meet rapidly growing demand.
Nepalese villagers endure harsh temperatures and steep hikes to harvest yarsagumba, the rare fungus known as “Himalayan Viagra,” which sells for about $9,400 a pound.
Afghan women learn to use a water filter and share some opinions about the upcoming departure of Americans troops from Afghanistan.
More than 100 people, mostly women, are attacked with acid every year in Pakistan. Oscar winner Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy speaks about her film.
Lt. Lauren Luckey overcomes obstacles to visit a girls school in the Afghan village of Nari, but the mission brings risks as well as rewards.
Follow Mimi Wells’ journey to document and understand the U.S. Army’s effort to connect with Afghan women as the war rages in one of the most fraught and dangerous parts of Afghanistan.
In Ghaziabad, outside the protection of an American base, Lt. Lauren Luckey's commander, Lt. Col. Dan Wilson, tries to build relationships with Afghans amid violent clashes with insurgents.
At 23 years old, Lt. Lauren Luckey is the leader and sole member of the 2nd Battalion, 27th Infantry Regiment’s female engagement team.
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