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Stephen Gaghan United States, 2005

smndvdcl's rating of the film Syriana

"Corruption is why we win". Whilst 'Jihadis' (the literal meaning of the word 'to strive or apply oneself') are often castigated as the cause of problems in the Middle East, it is arguably symptomatic of imperial history, Machiavellian corporate hegemony and the marginalisation of developing nations. Diplomacy is a labyrinthine, minefield melting pot. The West are definitely complicit in this tragedy.