Officer, Dan Gabriel, America discussed on Overnight America with Ryan Wrecker
Of you know the the last throes of the mola's replacement against this kind of pushback from the u._s. government of in terms of imposing the sanctions former c._i._a. officer now filmmaker dan gabriel joining us here on overnight america so what should worry us right now with iran and what shouldn't worry us the conservative iran is that unlike iraq war iran is really a country that's not boxed in like iraq was this is a this is a country that has forces proxy forces in yemen as we said syria iraq of course and also afghanistan so you know the the idea that this conflict if we have one because further than where it is now would be confined to the middle east or could find specifically iran iraq that's very unlike the statistics very very higher you said that it's been five years since the last battle there and mozell and you were there you're documenting all of that which was put together in a recent documentary can you tell us a little bit about the things that you documented and what you're now showing to the public here's the most will still between october twenty sixteen and july twenty seventeen and it's really the story of the last battle iraq war so it tells the story of a journalist iraqi mullah of who moves who travels up from back that up to mosul along the tickets over and over this period of time again between october twenty sixteen july twenty seventeen moving in parallel with iraqi security forces all the has these perspectives and experiences in meets all these different characters ultralight this all documentary filmed on the on the front lines but he needs all of these people that give him different perspectives and insights into what's actually happening in mostly dan has completed six tours in iraq and afghanistan he specializes in countering terrorism and violent extremism he has a debut film called mozell which i keep checking out the reviews it's unbelievable how well this is doing you know you go onto rotten tomatoes and i m d and they all have you know nine and a half out of ten stars even the l._a. times said that it could be considered for an academy award the way that they document one of the last stands in mozell i it's worth checking out if you like this sort of thing and you like to get a little background information if you don't like just the surface news and you like to know a little bit deeper of what's going on this is definitely want to check out filmmaker dan gabriel former c._i._a. officer will continue our conversation with him and we'll talk about the current situation iraq next on overnight america came.