Term Member Screening and Discussion of Severe Clear
Kristian Fraga's new film, Severe Clear, is a first person account of the Marines who were on the front lines of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Shot by First Lieutenant Mike Scotti on his Mini-DV camera, and told through his own journal entries, Severe Clear captures the chaos and complexity of war as the Marines make their way from Kuwait into Baghdad.
Please note: this film contains graphic violence and language.
A trailer of the film can be seen at
CFR President Richard N. Haass discusses strategies for teaching the Afghanistan and Iraq wars with professors as part of CFR's Academic Conference Call series.
CFR's Stephen Biddle discusses the increasing emphasis on non-military ties between the United States and Iraq.