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Al Qaeda in Yemen

Al Qaeda in Yemen

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A senior leader of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula has claimed responsibility for the Paris attack on the satirical publication Charlie Hebdo that killed 12 people.

Putin's Way

Putin's Way

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Examine the accusations of criminality and corruption that have surrounded Putin’s reign in Russia.

60 min.

Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA

Gunned Down: The Power of the NRA

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Examine why, despite the national trauma over gun violence, Washington hasn’t acted.

60 min.

Stickup Kid

Stickup Kid

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Frontline tells the story of Alonza Thomas -- sent to adult prison in California at the age of 16 -- and how spending more than a decade behind bars impacted him.

Firestone and the Warlord

Firestone and the Warlord

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Investigate the relationship between Firestone and the infamous Liberian warlord Charles Taylor.

90 min.

The Rise of ISIS

The Rise of ISIS

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Investigate the miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS.

60 min.

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"The Man Who Knew" profiles John O'Neill, the FBI's former New York counterterrorism chief, who was perhaps the country's foremost Al Qaeda expert. However, his intensity and flamboyance bothered many FBI bureaucrats and he was forced out in August 2001.

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