Improvised Explosive Devices, or IEDs as they are more commonly known, are THE terrorist weapon of choice. But what are IEDs? How do they work? And how can they be stopped? Mission Ops: Assignment IED’s supplies the answers as renowned terrorism expert, Peter Bergen, leads viewers through a complete IED briefing. From New York to the Middle East and beyond, Bergen illustrates the history and development of the IED threat and the emerging technologies evolving to fight them.
This program was awarded a 2007 Gold Omni Award and a 2008 Silver Telly Award.