Research plan

Film: The Hurt Locker

Research points:

How realistic the interpretation of bomb squads are compared to real life

The policies in relationship to the middle east of the 2 presidential candidates in the 2008 US presidential election

PTSD in soldiers after returning from Iraq/Afghanistan

What other films were produced before this set in afghanistan

How The Hurt Locker affected peoples views on the war in Iraq/Afghanistan

Research sites:

http://culturalpolitics.dukejournals.org/content/7/2/165.abstract

http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/911-twin-towers-new-york-war-on-terror-iraq-isis-world-war-forgot-a7307401.html

http://elections.nytimes.com/2008/president/issues/iraq.html (McCain and Obama positions on iraq and Afghanistan)

Donald Trump Talks Tougher Tack in the War on Terror

Chronological:

Previous movies to look at:

Home of the Brave – PTSD

Jarhead – Not afghanistan/iraq in current times but deals with emotions/ptsd

Fahrenheit 9/11 – 9/11 and the motives for the war in iraq and afghanistan

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Research plan

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