GenreDocumentary Music directorWayne Peet WriterJoel Gilbert LanguageEnglish
Release dateFebruary 23, 2010 (2010-02-23) (United States) CastBarack Obama, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Lance Lewman Related Joel Gilbert moviesJoel Gilbert directed Atomic Jihad: Ahmadinejads Coming War and Obamas Politics of Defeat and Dreams from My Real Father, Joel Gilbert directed Atomic Jihad: Ahmadinejads Coming War and Obamas Politics of Defeat and Theres No Place Like Utopia, Bob Dylan: Never Ending Tour Diaries: Drummer Winston Watsons Incredible Journey (2009), Joel Gilbert directed Atomic Jihad: Ahmadinejads Coming War and Obamas Politics of Defeat and Bob Dylan: Revealed
Filmmaker Joel Gilbert examines Irans bid for nuclear capability and the Obama administrations Middle East policy.
Atomic Jihad: Ahmadinejads Coming War For Islamic Revival And Obamas Politics (usually shortened to Atomic Jihad) is a 2010 political documentary film directed, written and produced by Joel Gilbert, narrated by Lance Lewman and starring Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and Barack Obama.
Documentary - Atomic Jihad leaves little doubt that Iran is in the final stages of preparing a Coming War for Islamic Revival. Meanwhile, by seeking to appease Ahmadinejad with "change" in U.S. Middle East policy, President Obama is ushering in the Politics of Defeat for America. If successful in its nuclear program, Iran and its allies will finally possess the means to achieve their ultimate goals - the defeat of America and the return of Islam to past glory. - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Lance Lewman, Barack Obama
The film focuses on the Irans nuclear program and the US Middle East foreign world policies. It speculates that Iran is gearing up for a war against America in a bid to revive Islam.
Barack Obama - (archive footage)
Lance Lewman (narrator)
The film was called "an eye-opening political documentary" by Blogcritics. Finnish source Elitisti wrote that the film provided a thorough overview of Islam and the Middle East.