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sunil he's committing trillions of future dollars to war in space and we need an enemy for all this money and china is the perfect enemy. the aim of this film is to break a silence the united states and china may well be on a path toward a nuclear war is no longer unthinkable in a few years china has become the world's second biggest economic power the united states is the world's biggest military power with bases and missiles and ships covering every continent and every ocean china is a threat to this dominance says washington who is the threat this film is about shifting and great danger but it's also a film about the human spirit and the rise of an extraordinary resistance among people on the frontline of a coming war where the words never again have an urgent meaning for all of us.
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why. this is bikini the room of an agent underwater volcano in the marshall islands with its necklace of twenty three islands bikini is a place of beauty and silence and made us. look closely where the emerald look good suddenly falls into a vase black hole this is the crater of one of the greatest manmade explosions the hydrogen bomb they call bravo. if a prize an entire island and poisoned almost everything and everyone. as a plane flew low we seemed to touch its deathly void.
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the marshall islands lie in the vast pacific ocean between the united states and asia captured from the japanese in world war two they've long been america's strategic secret its stepping stone to asia and china. seven ships take possession topic you need to stop are the shattering impact but tomic by. warships was assembled in big. in order to blow them to bits. the decks of the seventy three test chips anchored in bikini lagoon are steamed up
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the bridge activity. but experimental programs designed to furnish data blast the fact of the mighty atom by animals of many animals was strapped to their decks like above. the experiment was to see how they died calculate. when thought of prior to determine their protect the predators are part of your care bear to the am black.
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today bikini is unfit for human life radiation poisons the food and water. shoes registered unsafe on a geiger counter. the abandoned cemetery looks out to where the sun rose one morning then rose again as apocalypse. the equivalent to one hiroshima bomb was exploded in these highlands every day for twelve years. a sky beauty has returned to the island but the people haven't. exiled to barren islands many of them spoke of in one nine hundred sixty eight president lyndon johnson told them he pushed safe to go. but it wasn't safe and the u.s.
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authorities knew it wasn't safe. yet i mean. at sea then. the building. yeah anyone. in india would nave the lawn and. the and the net. and get a life by using you and other that you had given and what happened as a result of the bravo test was that a coverup was launched very shortly after march one million there's such a history of wrong information outright lies deception there was no no attempt to take the most conservative approach and make sure that everybody was ok they knew very likely fall it was going to go. and they took that risk. and then they are now on full well actually. they still had an opportunity to
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evacuate if they have the shat but these people went out back and if we were not evacuated. so that only leaves one blown up one believe it number one in the united states they this from ghana pasted they thought . the effects of radiation would do and it's pretty strong indication that you know this station you it seems extraordinary here we are this far into the twenty first century talking to people still frightened of all that nuclear fallout all those tests all those years ago the impression i get is that there's some little trust among people the us is trying to provide as much information as much good information as we can and so i wouldn't accept the characterization that that there have been lies and cover ups the word guinea pigs comes up
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a lot from the survivals i would i would refer you to our embassy website on that i've read it and that question was looked at during the clinton administration and that was not the conclusion they came to. the secret of the marshall islands this project full point one declassified documents reveal a scientific program began a study of mice and became a study of human being exposed to radiation. chicago is where it all began i'm sure the e.c. are gone lab in chicago last week came seven men natives of the marshall island leben is from here on the ranch were radiated by our march nineteenth fifty four hydrogen bomb. john is mayor of ron galella which is one hundred miles from but. john. three sad business having a happy amenable to either his grandfather ran almost naked on his car after. a
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white man brought money and religion and a market or. drawn read knows about god and is a pretty good mayor. in rome is a radiation detector for a human being. inside john. whose first visit to the white man's country meant san francisco people pride and chicago skyscrapers and streamlined crane. first visit to the white man's country and the iron rule. these people a guinea pigs they are part of the experiment project four point one they are being returned to wrong lap and island one hundred miles from bikini by the u.s. navy they were told repeatedly it was safe to go home. they are being returned to an island described by a u.s.
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atomic energy official has by far the most contaminated place on earth he added it will be interesting to get a measure of human uptake when people live in a contaminated environment. the people of. poison island for twenty eight years as guinea pigs. the objects of regular scientific examination. this is the largest of the islands. occupied by one of america's most important and secretive bases. known as the ronald reagan test site it's a missile. the pacific ocean all the way to asia and china.
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here the people of the mushroom islands of once again being subjected to the testing of weapons of mass destruction designed for a coming war on. the basis part of a remarkable. knownas vision twenty twenty devised in the nine hundred ninety s. it's amos described officially as full spectrum dominance. this means control and sea area cyber space and space five four three two one. from california almost five. the u.s. air force tests it's intercontinental missile by firing them at the marshall one.
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imagine a missile coming screaming out of the sky it's absolutely terrifying there i think that there is there's really nothing that i can imagine that that would be more terror. dying in this and we're talking about. devices that any one of them could go off course. none of this disturbs life on the base where small town america has been recreated a wonderland of the suburban good. idealistic but there's nothing better than living on a tropical island and pretty much have each property you know it's great living here.
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just across the bay busybody. known as the slum of the pacific more than twelve thousand people live here on the strip of land less than a mile long. moony of them refugees from what is now a missile base and from islands poisoned by nuclear testing. every day people from me by are brought to work on the missile base to water the gardens and the golf course. then the ferry back to the poll for. this is apartheid in the pacific.
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if i need. any medicine. and. page tripled in for us here we are the tropic of live and you need vegetable and for. fish vegetables and fruit but once abundant only by. today fish is contaminated by toxic pollutants so the environmental protection agency. now the only food most people can afford is process and imported they have the highest rate of diabetes in the world.
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when someone gets really you. do they go to the hospital over on the base because they've got a pretty modern clinic or. they don't treat three maybe's in. there for taking the blood. then. so what happens when somebody is seriously ill. to haiti. the most consistent example. is the example of the ronald reagan missile site and e.p.i. next to it. on the ronald reagan missile site is a vivid example of the united states golf courses and. swimming pools and all kinds of manatees. right next to it is what was called the slum of the pacific and said it's a challenge by. is in great need right now we talked about infrastructure one of
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the projects the u.s. is working with our australian colleagues and with the asian development bank is a sewer and water project desperately needed for e-vite he buys overcrowded schools need repair actually the u.s. military did a survey back in the seventy's and found that the sewers didn't work and the water didn't run them they like tricity wasn't there and only happened nor all that long ago they found almost exactly the same thing why why hasn't that been fix we've there's complete agreement that eba should be a priority and not only because of the current activities of the ronald reagan space and missile defense site but there's also now an additional component that is providing for global security and that's the space fence project by the air force. every missile fired on the marshall islands by the us military costs one hundred million dollars each. this school bus is the only one only
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by they can't afford to replace it. the people in the marshall islands we have no need for. it's being used to test missile the foreign countries like china. and anywhere else if they want. what would you like to see happen. i want our land back. wish the world innovation summit for health one community of two thousand health care experts in of ages and policy makers from one hundred countries. one
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experience sharing best practices and innovative ideas. one goal a healthier world through global collaboration. apply now to attend the twenty eighteen wish summit. seven years after muammar gadhafi is controversial rain came to a violent end libya is frozen in time. competing forces each running for power and influence continue to disrupt a broken state that time forgot. in the second of a two part series the big picture asks who's to blame the lust for libya on al-jazeera. the cricket was not about match fixing i mean you have to think why would he give me a got the guest bed then maybe and bring him again it's there i get would it be
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better behaved at al-jazeera is investigative unit reveals explosive new evidence documentary confirms the bible now as a very hard profile figure in match fixing international cricket jigger this math al-jazeera investigation cricket's much fixes the manaul of files. this in our in these are the top stories here. u.s. president donald trump says he's not satisfied with saudi arabia's explanation of damascus saudis death riyadh says the journalist died during a fistfight inside the saudi consulate in istanbul president trump insists that halting an arms deal with saudi arabia would cost americans
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a million jobs france germany the european union and the u.n. are calling for a credible transparent and in-depth investigation into missing his death the german foreign minister says there shouldn't be arms sales to riyadh before a complete inquiry president says he'll pull out of a landmark nuclear weapons treaty with russia he accuses moscow of violating the decades old pact which bans the two countries from having a wide range of new clear and conventional weapons. we're not going to let them violate a nuclear agreement and go out of their weapons and we're not allowed to we're the ones that have stayed in the agreement and we've honored it greatly but russia is not a fortune we are to do agreements so we're going to terminate the agreement we're going to pull out in afghanistan vote counting is underway in the first parliamentary elections in eight years there were a number of attacks on polling stations that left at least seventeen dead and more
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than seventy wounded ten policemen and a soldier also killed polling's been extended in some areas because of the attacks as well as because of delays with new biometric voting systems israeli media is reporting the demolition of the palestinian village car now has been postponed to allow for negotiations but palestinian leaders have rejected the report saying they can't be trusted israel wants to demolish the village in the occupied west bank to make way for more of their illegal settlements. thousands of refugees and migrants remain stranded on the border between mexico and guatemala they're part of a so-called caravan of people from honduras el salvador and guatemala been walking north towards the united states officials in mexico assaulting to allow smoot small groups to enter but other migrants are trying to make the crossing on river routes . today those are the headlines let's go back now to the coming war on china.
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this is shanghai the historic hold on the yangtze river china's greatest city. and arranged to meet the american author james bradley whose latest bestselling book the china mirage reveals an extraordinary hidden history of american power and martin china it was almost illegal for someone like me to know a chinese for almost all of american history the chinese came to america to mine gold and build the railroads and americans decided we didn't like the competition so in one thousand nine hundred two we had the chinese exclusion act which kept the
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chaney's out of the united states for about one hundred years so you have the largest population in the world that can come to the united states so it just the point we're putting up the statue of liberty saying we welcome everybody we were wrecked in a wall saying we welcome everybody except those cheney's. fear of a rising china today is the latest chapter in the history of propaganda but president of the chinese as uncouth and infant teil. to western popular and political culture the chinese became the yellow peril. and racial stereotypes hold a constant theme. and threat. as the t.v. . show. was really. revel
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in so much stuff. so. this caricature of an entire people concealed another agenda. for the american to lead to in the nineteenth century china was a goldmine of drugs. war in delano the grandfather of franklin delano roosevelt was the american opium king of china he was the biggest american opium dealer second to the british he welcomed the first american ship into china to help with the opium wars much of the east coast of america colombia harvard yale
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princeton were born from opium money the american industrial revolution was funded by huge pools of money where did this come from it came from illegal drugs in the biggest market in the world china and we get this right the grandfather of. the most liberal president franklin delano roosevelt was a drug runner yes franklin delano roosevelt never made much money in his life he had public service jobs that were very lowly paid but he had yahtzee had summer homes he had mansions in new york city the kids went to private schools he inherited a fortune from war and then. and know his father who is the american opium king of china if you scratch anyone with the name forbes in their name john forbes kerry secretary of state john forbes kerry you'll find opium money his great
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grandfather was an opium dealer how big was opium money opium money build the first industrial city in the united states lol massachusetts it built the first five railroads in the united states opium money all over the east coast but it wasn't talked about it was called the china trade and if you go to various museums you can see teas and silks. exhibited and they keep quiet about all that big opium money. in the scramble to get opium money china was invaded and colonized by britain and the other imperial powers. far anomalies grab the whole swathes of china this is the american army in tiananmen square peaking in one thousand nine hundred. great cities like shanghai what taken over and declared concessions and foreigners
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who lived a life of privilege and luxury amidst terrible poverty imposed on the chinese. a resistance known as the boxer rebellion was put down with a savage. this rape of china set the tone for how china was perceived in the west well into the twentieth century. this is the distinguished historian who should know theodore h. white hundred five of the white house speaking in the one nine hundred sixty s. perhaps china is too vast to be governed by mercy yet of chinese mind craves order they must be brought to recognize they are the biggest factor in the world's
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disorder. and we must untangle the madness of their mind the most difficult task in the world is to reach the minds of men who. want white was really complaining about what the loss of a china but the imperial west could dominate and the to feet of general chain cause sherrick who were these famously powerful christian wife mailing sume guarded america's interests in china. that is until they were thrown out to nine hundred forty nine by a communist revolution led by mouth set tone. mali had beaten chiang kai shek three times in huge battles involving millions of combatants mao was a winner in this contest from the early one nine hundred thirty s. on but we knew very little about it and people don't understand that even today.
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shanghai hears the message clearly as foreign businessmen board up their shops go now go quickly communism archer's take what you can but please. elbow haste the western powers evacuate the city they have built for good and bad alike must leave the business men come for profit as well as missionaries come to she must say good bye as out b.n.c. steams the last of western influence farewell to a century. even today it's difficult to understand the paranoia ignited by mouse revolution. as we look at china on the map we can see that china is the basic cause of all of our troubles in asia i believe that for the fate of.
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if you met the. to be prepared for the puppy beneath. a shiny new at the on the united way. one of the myths about mao is that he was an implacable enemy of the capitalist west. shanghai today is a prosperous international city still run by the communists at least. when i was last in china more than a generation ago the loudest noise was the tinkling of bicycle bells now
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just the streets were dark the universities were closed the chaos of the cultural revolution had given way to a great silence where exhausted was the freest comment. coming back the change was barely comprehensible. here in shanghai the freedom bears no comparison yes there are issues with human rights especially the right to speak against the state and challenge its power since i was last here millions of people of been lifted out of poverty many of them into an entirely new middle class this epic is still barely understood in the west or should there be wilfully misunderstood the truth is that china has matched america at cern great game of capitalism and that is on forgivable.
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one measure of china's new capitalism is the run ritualised this league table of china's mega rich has published by rupert hogan warthe an old attorney and his chinese name as her run he's received many awards including china's man of the year this year two thousand and fifteen it's probably been the most extraordinary year of wealth creation in the history of china again in i've been doing this list of fifteen sixteen years i've never seen a year like two thousand and fifteen in it normally for two hundred million pounds or three hundred million dollars we find say eight hundred thousand people this year two thousand and fifteen it is doubled they'll be more dollar billionaires noted in china than in the u.s. so the u.s. up until now has been the leader in terms of business. even the most successful business tycoons in the world. china two thousand and fifteen but if they're taking
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the us said amazing. modern china is full of telling irony is not released this museum that was once the house where mounties com raids secretly found of the communist party of china in one nine hundred twenty one. today it stands in the heart of an exclusive very capitalist shopping district. when you leave the shrine to china's great revolution you're confronted by a surreal spectacle for right outside where the chinese communist party was born.


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