The Way of War

Synopsis: Paramilitary operative David Wolfe stumbles upon an international conspiracy connecting presidential cabinet members to a Middle Eastern terrorist plot. Wanting to expose the truth, Wolfe defies orders and returns to the US as an army of one fighting for American security and integrity.
Genre: Action, Thriller
Director(s): John R. Carter
Production: First Look Studios
90 min

Was in Tora

Bora 2001,

...military missed him.

Plans of

clearing up this war in Iraq are...

Anything other than war is hell.

I'd say, "Yes, Bill,

it does mean something

to the soldlers injured

and killed and their families.

...and they're parading things in

to try to get

public opinion to shift against it.

The point is Iraq started

before Halliburton.

This goes back

to the Kissinger era,

and is just now bearing fruit

for a lot of these guys.

It's not just U. S.

military over there.

It's Black Water,

Triple Canopy,

in what thousands of speclal

ops we're never going to know.

Redesign of the conduct of the war.

This has been confirmed.

It is expected that...

We are convinced

that it was necessary

and rlghteous...

I'd like to begin

with an apology.

Obviously, we all have better

ways of bringing in the new year.

Well, everyone...

except you, Denise.

This time last week,

on Christmas Eve,

our Department received

intelligence reports

indicating the whereabouts

of the Ace of Spades.

Three brave

American soldiers

acted on that intelligence

and killed him.

Excuse me.

However, it is with great

sadness that I report to you

that the soldiers

involved in that operation

all lost their

lives in it.

Now I'm not at liberty to

release their names at this time,

but I ask every

American to please

keep these three heroes in

their prayers this evening.

Now this, this is not an

end to the war on terror.

We fear it may merely

be a new beginning.

As a result, we have raised the

threat level effective immediately.

Now the President and Vice President

will return from holiday on Tuesday.

They've asked your networks for one

hour on Thursday to brief the nation.

Any questions you have will

be answered at that time.

Now, as we... as we

enter the New Year,

let us pray that

this will be the year

that sees an end

to global tyranny,

and delivers

world peace.

I bid you all

a good night,

a Happy New Year,

and God bless the

United States of America.

Thank you.

Mr. Secretary!

As was stated,

the President gets

back on Tuesday,

and will address the

nation on Thursday.



He popped up.

Excuse me?

He popped up.


About an hour ago.

Oh, Christ.

It came from Texas. We thought

it would affect your statement.


They've washed

their hands, sir.

They've said it's time

for you to clean it.

Now why do you

look so pleased?


On a bus. From New

York to Washington.


You believe

in him, don't you?

No, the luxury of

believing in any one man

has a price tag someone

like me cannot afford.


I believe that we trained a

man without moral conviction,

devoid of reason.

Given that, it makes

it far more serious.

What becomes of a

highly trained, motivated murderer

who sprouts

a conscience?


Mm, to

some, perhaps.

But perhaps he

becomes something else

to those in Texas,

to me, to his country,

with what he's seen, what he's

heard, what he thinks he knows,

he becomes

something far worse.

Which is?

A fire,

if you will,

that neither you

nor I can extinguish.

He becomes

a legend.

Who's on

the bus?

Seven and Eleven.

Oh, isn't

that cute.

Irony, sir. It's what

gets me through the day.

Phone Seven. Tell him to tag him.


If he kills him, then what?

Right now, he's just

a whisper in the wind.

They die, his voice

can only get louder.

We have the luxury

of position and time.

He does not.

Ladies and gentlemen, may I

have your attention please.

Special Agent Robinson.

I don't mean to disturb you but

I'm conducting a test, a drill,

for the Department

of Homeland Security.

Now nothing is wrong.

This is simply a drill.

Now that we've arrived

in Washington D. C.,

I need to see how quickly

you can exit the bus.

The cost of your

tickets will be refunded.

My goal is to find out if

this was a real emergency,

how long

it would take.

It starts...


Let's go, folks.


... missed him.

In clearing up this war in Iraq...

Ace of Spades.

What'd you just say?

Ace of Spades.

Seeing is believing,

my friend.

Why is it

always him?

It's in

English, Sanchez.


Northern Pakistan.

It's too obvious.

I don't like it.

Well, you don't

like anything.

Just give me

the odds.

Two to four.

Keep reading.

So Junior says fifty

fifty, my hombre.

You know, a wise man once said,

"Knowing oneself and

knowing the enemy,

"in every battle,

certain victory.

"Knowing oneself,

not knowing the enemy,

"one victory

for one loss.

"But not

knowing oneself,

"and not knowing

the enemy,

in every battle,

certain defeat. "

Who was it?

Sun Tzu,

The Art of War.

These days

I say fifty fifty.

An eye for an eye.

It's about as good

as it's gonna get.

The call came out

for heroes, boys.

The three wise

men on high,

smelled, touched, saw,

and came to the conclusion

of whom they should call.

I say we send

out a message telling

the children to

cover their eyes,

the women to

shut their legs,

and the men to put

up their fists,

because a war

machine is coming.

We roll in 55

minutes, gentlemen.

Let's burn

this sh*t hole down.

Merry f***ing Christmas.

Plans for carrying out this war in Iraq...

Look, we're just

doing our job, alright?

I don't know what you

did, I don't care.

No, not yet.

Now if you want to live,

then stay off the grid.

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