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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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1/29/15 9:30 AM
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1/29/15 3:30 PM
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1/30/15 10:00 PM
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2/3/15 10:00 PM
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