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"Empire" of Aljazeera - War & Revolution - Promo

Europe has dramatically changed its tune. Having once embraced Arab autocrats it is now supporting democracy in the Middle East, selectively. In Libya, they are intervening militarily, although Gaddafi was until recently a guest of honour in their capitals. Empire travels across Europe's centres of power to examine the hypocrisy of the Arab world's closest neighbors. France and Britain, who not so long ago were openly courting Gaddafi's oil money, were quick to send their fighter jets across the Mediterranean. And Italy belatedly joined the bombing operation, signalling another volte-face for Berlusconi, who had touted his 2008 "Friendship Treaty" with Libya as his greatest foreign affairs success. Raw-News with cameraman Enrico Marra covered the shooting in Italy. Watch here the promo

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Produced by Leon Ferguson, Flo Philipps, Enrico Marra
Directed by Marwan Bishara
Video Language en
Produced May 20, 2011
Published Jan 17, 2013

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