Films and Commentary from Saul Landau
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Saul Landau was an internationally known scholar, author, commentator, and filmmaker on foreign and domestic policy issues. He was a fellow at IPS since 1972 and at the Transnational Institute since 1974 until his death in 2013. He wrote 13 books, thousands of newspaper and magazine articles and reviews, and made more than 40 films and TV programs on social, political, economic and historical issues.
Among his numerous accolades, Saul received the George Polk Award for Investigative Reporting and an Emmy for his 1980 film, "Paul Jacobs and the Nuclear Gang" (with Jack Willis), as well as the Letelier-Moffitt Award for his human rights work. He won a Golden Apple award for "The Sixth Sun: Mayan Uprising in Chiapas" as well as first prizes in many festivals with films about Fidel Castro, Salvador Allende and Subcomandante Marcos. He was Professor Emeritus at Cal Poly Pomona University.
What If Somebody Told You That al-Assad Didn't Kill Enough People in Syria?
February 23 - How to evaluate events in Syria and what to do? Syria borders on Turkey (north), Iraq (east), the Mediterranean (west), Lebanon (south and west), Israel (Golan Heights) and Jordan (south). Unlike the "humanitarian" intervention in Libya - now edging toward chaos - outside fiddling with Syrian destiny will have great costs.
Environmental Internationalism: Cuba's New Mission?
February 6 - Necessity forced Cuban leaders to adopt an environmentally friendly, self-reliant strategy that can aid the Earth's well being and humanity's survival.
Cuba: Looking Back and Ahead
January 26 - In the first entry on a two-part series, we look at how Cuban leaders could forge a new environmental mission in 2012.