Tug of War

Tug of War

Tug of War

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
On Tug of War, CNN’s Chief International Correspondent Clarissa Ward travels to some of the most volatile corners of the world to document the greatest power struggles of our time. In countries where democracy is in its dying days, Clarissa shares on the ground reports from ordinary citizens who are risking their lives to fight for freedom. Hear a first-hand account from the streets of Afghanistan as the Taliban takes control, meet the daring activist challenging Putin’s political reign in Russia, and learn how organizers in Myanmar use hand gestures to signal solidarity.Tug of War. Stories of resistance from around the world.
  1. December 01, 2021
    31 min
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    Death of a Revolution
    Ten years ago, a piece of graffiti sparked an uprising in Syria. Since then, millions of Syrians watched their cities crumble and were forced to flee. Clarissa Ward was there from the beginning, a witness to th…
  2. November 17, 2021
    31 min
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    Exposing a Sham Election
    Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega has won his fourth consecutive term in an election that many have called a “farce.” CNN International Correspondent Matt Rivers was denied entry when he tried to report on thi…
  3. November 10, 2021
    35 min
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    The Generation That Toppled a Dictator
    For nearly thirty years, Sudan was ruled by a dictatorship defined by genocide, civil war, and violent suppression. CNN Senior International Correspondent Nima Elbagir saw it firsthand. When she was a teenager,…
  4. November 03, 2021
    33 min
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    Three-Finger Salute
    At the beginning of the year, Myanmar’s future seemed bright. Then one morning in February, the military overthrew the government in a swift coup. What followed was the biggest protest movement in the country’s…
  5. October 27, 2021
    30 min
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    Love, Putin
    The Kremlin has a long history of alleged poisoning of its opponents. When Alexey Navalny, the head of the Russian opposition, fell mysteriously ill on an airplane, Clarissa Ward wondered if President Vladimir…
  6. October 20, 2021
    36 min
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    Watching the Taliban Takeover
    Clarissa Ward takes you on onto the streets of Afghanistan and into the homes of its citizens as they watch the balance of power start to tip — and the Taliban tries to keep order with truncheons and whips. In…
  7. October 06, 2021
    2 min
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    Introducing: Tug of War
    On Tug of War, CNN’s Chief International Correspondent Clarissa Ward travels to some of the most volatile corners of the world to document the greatest power struggles of our time. In countries where democracy…