Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror

The BEST episodes of Turning Point: 9/11 and the War on Terror

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

This unflinching series documents the 9/11 terrorist attacks, from Al Qaeda's roots in the 1980s to America's forceful response, both at home and abroad.

Last Updated: 4/7/2022Network: Netflix
The Good War
114 votes

#1 - The Good War

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 9/1/2021

With no cohesive strategy, the war in Afghanistan squanders early successes and backfires, fueling disillusionment, corruption and a Taliban resurgence.

Graveyard Of Empires
103 votes

#2 - Graveyard Of Empires

Season 1 - Episode 5 - Aired 9/1/2021

After two decades, the US aims to end its longest ever war, but its withdrawal threatens to plunge Afghanistan back into repressive, bloody violence.

A Place Of Danger
132 votes

#3 - A Place Of Danger

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 9/1/2021

Survivors recount the horrors they endured on 9/11. Immediately after the attacks, George W. Bush begins charting America's aggressive military response.

The System Was Blinking Red
151 votes

#4 - The System Was Blinking Red

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/1/2021

Interviews and chilling archival recordings chronicle the chaos that unfolded during the 9/11, whose origins can be traced to the 1980's.

The Dark Side
123 votes

#5 - The Dark Side

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 9/1/2021

Learning the hijackers benefited from the gaps in US intelligence, the White House justifies a secret surveillance program and "enhanced interrogation".