S.O.S. / State of Security
Friday, August 26 - Thursday, September 1, 2011
Part of DocuWeeks
January 2001. Nine months before 9/11, Richard Clarke briefs Condoleezza Rice on a strategy to “deter, defeat, and respond vigorously to” al-Qaeda. Clarke’s proposal is dismissed. In March 2004, Clarke memorably declares before the 9/11 Commission, “I failed you, your government failed you.” He resigns before the Iraq War. The film exposes Clarke’s dramatic 30-year experience in the White House as counter-terrorism czar and head of cyber security. Ohayon (Oscar® nominee,) gives a rare look at the people behind National Security, military generals, CIA, hackers, vets, ambassadors who are speaking out.
- Country USA
- Language English
- Rating NR
- Running Time 87 minutes
- Website http://www.sosthefilm.com
- Director Michèle Ohayon
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