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
Listen to experts discuss issues surrounding the pursuit of oil and gas in the Caspian Sea region, including ongoing discussions among the five states that border the Sea, with an emphasis on the critical role of pipelines.
The Pursuit of Black Gold: Pipeline Politics on the Caspian Sea [Rush Transcript; Federal News Service]
A panel discussion covering the politics of oil pipelines from the Caspian region to around the world.