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The Trap: What Happened to Our Dreams of Freedom

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3/3. We Will Force You to Be Free. Adam Curtis examines the consequences of the attempts of Tony Blair and the Americans to enforce their version of liberty around the world, from Russia to Iraq. Their approach, he argues, was based on the assumption that their intervention would a inspire a new form of democracy and order to arise. Instead it ended up creating authoritarian nationalism in the former Soviet Union and anti-democratic Islamism in Iraq.
Director Adam Curtis ; Producer Lucy Kelsall

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Unknown: Adam Curtis
Unknown: Tony Blair
Director: Adam Curtis
Producer: Lucy Kelsall

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The Trap: What Happened to Our Dreams of Freedom

BBC Two England, 25 March 2007 21.00






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