Edge of War (2012– )

EDGE OF WAR: Taking Down Noriega 

US forces launch a coordinated attack, invading Panama and capturing friend-turned-foe, Panama dictator Manuel Noriega.

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Steve Allen

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Andrew James Benson (creator), Dan Minsky | 1 more credit »

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Wesley Clark ... Himself - Host
Lewis MacKenzie Lewis MacKenzie ... Himself - Host
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Panama. A nation born of revolution. A convenient and manageable neighbor. An American vassal state. It's the late 1980s, and for nearly a decade, General Manuel Noriega - soldier turned general, general turned head of state - has been living large. Through fear and intimidation, he's rid himself of pesky democracy-seeking opponents. He's stolen an election or two. And he has his hand in lots of murky deals in Central America. Best of all, he's been getting by with very little supervision from his minders in the USA. But, in 1988, Manuel Noriega - one-time CIA operative, de facto leader of Panama, and very successful drug trafficker - finds himself indicted by a US federal grand jury for money laundering and drug smuggling. His former CIA handler - now President - George HW Bush wants Noriega out and funds opposition groups in the country. Bush wants democracy, not a dictator, in his sphere of influence. Noriega gets upset with his former boss and lets his temper get the best of him. ... Written by Simon Dekker

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8 May 2012 (USA) See more »

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