On the Afghan war front line: US Marines' film in spotlight

'Combat Obscura' gives viewers a more realistic look at life in the longest war in US history that has no end in sight.

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    It is the longest war in United States history and there is still no end in sight for the combat in Afghanistan.

    While talks between the US and the Taliban are making progress, a controversial new film is getting all the attention.

    Filmed by US Marines in Afghanistan, Combat Obscura gives viewers a more realistic look at life on the front line.

    Al Jazeera's Kristen Saloomey reports from New York.


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