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Afghan Hearts and Minds
"I kind of get that feeling that maybe this isn't the best place," says a U.S. soldier guarding Afghan citizens. This video is a preview of a longer form project that shows the U.S. military's strategy to "win the hearts and minds" of the Afghans. Ironically, it's the strategy itself that's causing more civilian casualties and newfound hostility.
eGuider: John Rota
Film, TV & New Media Producer
John is a producer who specializes in smart, thought-provoking films, television, and web series. He has worked on many Emmy Award winning shows, including the documentary Legendary Nights, chronicling the 12 best fights in HBO's 30 years of boxing. While in development at HBO Films, he worked on Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, based on the best-selling novel by Dee Brown. His company, Divine Madman Productions, is currently developing a web series entitled 13Fights, based on John's experience working and living in the boxing world.