‘Breaking the Silence: Truth and Lies in the War on Terror’ is a documentary film made by John Pilger, an award-winning journalist.
The film includes a series of interviews with William Kristol, editor of the Weekly Standard, and leading Administration officials such as Douglas Feith, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, and John Bolton, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security, people who were dismissed earlier by the Bush government when they first presented their ideas for pre-emptive strikes and world domination.
He investigates the inconsistency between American and British claims for the ‘war on terror’. In 2001, as the bombs began to drop, George W. Bush promised Afghanistan their support but later the familiar old warlords started regaining power, religious fundamentalism started refurbishing its grip and military skirmishes continued routinely.
Aaron Russo is one of the more famous American film producers and directors. He was best known for his work on movies like Wise Guys and Trading Places. This historic int...