The movie ‘American Sniper’ based on the memoirs of Navy Seal Chris Kyle has grabbed six Oscar nominations and shattered US box-office records.
In the process it’s also inflamed debate over US wars. Kyle served in Iraq and was credited with being America’s deadliest sniper. After leaving the army he was shot dead by a fellow veteran he was trying to help. RT’s Marina Portnaya takes a look at the controversy around the film.