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Homegrown: The Counter-Terror Dilemma

2016 - ENGLISH - MOVIE

Documentary

fascinating
  • Jini Score
    54%
  • Critics Score
    80%
  • Rating
    6.7/10
  • Jini Score
    54%
  • Critics Score
    80%
  • Rating
    6.7/10
fascinating
HOMEGROWN: THE COUNTER-TERROR DILEMMA explores the real and perceived threat of homegrown Islamic extremism in America today through first-hand accounts from those on the front lines of this battle - family members of convicted terrorists, those trying to persuade young people from embracing extremism, Muslim Americans facing fear and suspicion in their communities, victims of terrorist attacks, and insights from experts and prosecutors who worked homegrown terrorist cases. Among the questions the film raises: Why are American citizens signing up for ISIS? How big is the threat, and how effective have the efforts of US counter-terrorism agencies been in combatting homegrown terrorism? What are the unintended consequences of such efforts? And, what freedoms and values do we sacrifice in our efforts to track down established and nascent extremists in our midst? Written by HBO Documentary Films Homegrown: The Counter-Terror Dilemma is a 2016 English-language Documentary movie starring Peter Bergen, Kerry Cahill, Robert Mcburney, Omer M. Mozaffar and Philip Mudd. and it received positive reviews from critics when it was released.

Homegrown: The Counter-Terror Dilemma Reviews and Ratings

Average Review Rating : 5.0/5

100%

Positive Review Rating : 55%

55%
  • Feels like part of a necessary conversation, but hardly the final word on it. ( Read More )
  • The film takes a tough and troubling look at the systems the United States has in place to prevent terror attacks on American soil as well as at the people (both government agents and private citiz... ( Read More )
  • Roger Cat

    Late Talk Stephen Colbert: Bill OReilly, Eddie George, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis. ( Read More )
  • A thoughtful, multidimensional exploration of a subject that often provokes hysteria. ( Read More )
  • Daily News

    Homegrown: The Counter Terror Dilemma provocatively examines the question of what makes a homegrown jihadist. There is no easy answer, of course. ( Read More )
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