FRONTLINE

The Rise of ISIS

Season 2014 Episode 16 | 54m 11s | Video has closed captioning.

FRONTLINE investigates the miscalculations and mistakes behind the brutal rise of ISIS. Correspondent Martin Smith, who made "Truth, War & Consequences," "Beyond Baghdad," "Private Warriors" and "Gangs of Iraq," reports from Iraq on how the country began coming undone after the American withdrawal and what it means for the U.S. to be fighting there again.

Aired: 10/27/14

Rating: NR

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