Marine Video Scandal, Haiti: Two Years On & Internet Addiction
An online video that shows U.S. Marines urinating on Afghan corpses has been condemned by both Afghanistan and U.S. officials. U.S. Secretary of Defence Leon Panetta has called for a full investigation that may lead to criminal charges. The world already learned of the atrocities committed during the Iraq war through the Abu Ghraib photos, and with the release of this video we're reminded again of the ugliness of war. Tonight, Sebastian Junger joins us to talk about the brutal realities of war.
And, after Haiti's devastating earthquake two years ago, the world mobilized. Billions of dollars were pledged and non-Government Organizations flooded into the country. David Common brings us the latest on rebuilding efforts. And the emotional story of a rescuer and the life-long bond he forged with a Haitian woman he saved.
Plus, we depend on the internet like never before. But can our dependence actually be an addiction? This is what a new research from China suggests. According to the study, the internet may be seriously affecting our health. Are we turning facts of modern life into disorders? Tonight we connect with author Hal Niedzviecki to get his take.
Join us tonight at 8 p.m. ET on CBC News Network.