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The Power of Nightmares: The Rise of the Politics of Fear (2004–2004)

TV Mini-series | 157 min | Documentary, History

A series of three documentaries about the use of fear for political gain.
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Updated Oct 19, 2004

Release date (First episode)
Feb 26, 2005 (United States)

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47 cast members
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Gilles Kepel
Self - Historian of Islamist Movement Self - Historian of Islamist Movement   See fewer
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3
Melvin Goodman
Self - Head of Office of Soviet Affairs CIA 1976-87 Self - Head of Office of Soviet Affairs CIA 1976-87   See fewer
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2
Stephen Holmes
Self - Political Philosopher Self - Political Philosopher   See fewer
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2
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2
Michael Ledeen
Self / Self - Special Adviser to the US Secretary of State 1981-82 Self / Self - Special Adviser to the US Secretary of State 1981-82   See fewer
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2
Richard Perle
Self / Self - Assistant Secretary of Defense 1981-87 Self / Self - Assistant Secretary of Defense 1981-87   See fewer
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2
Azzam Tamimi
Self - Institute of Islamic Political Thought Self - Institute of Islamic Political Thought   See fewer
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2
Fouad Allam
Self - Interrogator Interior Ministry 1958-87 Self - Interrogator Interior Ministry 1958-87   See fewer
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1
Abdullah Anas
Self - General Commander Afghan Arabs - Northern Afghanistan 1984-89 Self - General Commander Afghan Arabs - Northern Afghanistan 1984-89   See fewer
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1
Omar Azzam
Self - Cousin of Ayman Zawahiri Self - Cousin of Ayman Zawahiri   See fewer
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1
Milton Bearden
Self - CIA Field Officer - Afghanistan 1985-89 Self - CIA Field Officer - Afghanistan 1985-89   See fewer
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1
Robert Bork
Self - Senior Member Federalist Society Self - Senior Member Federalist Society   See fewer
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1
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1
Jason Burke
Self - Author 'Al Qaeda' Self - Author 'Al Qaeda'   See fewer
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1
Anne Cahn
Self - Arms Control and Disarmament Agency 1977-80 Self - Arms Control and Disarmament Agency 1977-80   See fewer
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1
John Calvert
Self - Islamist Historian Self - Islamist Historian   See fewer
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1
Vincent Cannistraro
Self - Head of Counter-terrorism CIA 1988-90 Self - Head of Counter-terrorism CIA 1988-90   See fewer
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1
David Cole
Self - Professor of Law - Georgetown University Self - Professor of Law - Georgetown University   See fewer
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1
Joe Conason
Self - Author 'The Hunting of the President' Self - Author 'The Hunting of the President'   See fewer
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1
Bill Durodie
Self - Director International Centre for Security Analysis - Kings College Self - Director International Centre for Security Analysis - Kings College   See fewer
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1
Essam El Erian
Self - Senior Member of the Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt Self - Senior Member of the Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt   See fewer
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1
Roxanne Euben
Self - Political Scientist Self - Political Scientist   See fewer
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1
Mikhail Gorbachev
Self - General Secretary Soviet Communist Party Self - General Secretary Soviet Communist Party   See fewer
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1
Kamal Habib
Self - Founder Member of Islamic Jihad Self - Founder Member of Islamic Jihad   See fewer
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1
Ron Hansen
Self - Reporter - The Detroit News Self - Reporter - The Detroit News   See fewer
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1
Ali Haroun
Self - Algerian Minister for Human Rights 1991-92 Self - Algerian Minister for Human Rights 1991-92   See fewer
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1
David Cay Johnston
Self - Intelligence Specialist - New York Times Self - Intelligence Specialist - New York Times   See fewer
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1
Lewis Z. Koch
Self - Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Self - Bulletin of Atomic Scientists   See fewer
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1
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1
Michael Lind
Self - Journalist and Former Neoconservative Self - Journalist and Former Neoconservative   See fewer
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1
Harvey Mansfield
Self - Straussian Philosopher - Harvard University Self - Straussian Philosopher - Harvard University   See fewer
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1
John Molloy
Self - Defence Lawyer Lackawanna Trial Self - Defence Lawyer Lackawanna Trial   See fewer
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1
Members only
1
John Prados
Self - National Security Archive - Washington Self - National Security Archive - Washington   See fewer
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1
Theodore Rockwell
Self - Nuclear Scientist and Radiation Risk Expert Self - Nuclear Scientist and Radiation Risk Expert   See fewer
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1
Stanley Rosen
Self - Pupil of Leo Strauss 1949 Self - Pupil of Leo Strauss 1949   See fewer
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1
Sam Schmidt
Self - Defence Lawyer Embassy Bombings Trial Self - Defence Lawyer Embassy Bombings Trial   See fewer
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1
William Swor
Self - Defence Lawyer Detroit Sleeper Cell Trial Self - Defence Lawyer Detroit Sleeper Cell Trial   See fewer
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1
Paul Weyrich
Self - Religious Activist - Republican Party Self - Religious Activist - Republican Party   See fewer
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1
Jack Wheeler
Self - Adviser to the Reagan White House 1981-84 Self - Adviser to the Reagan White House 1981-84   See fewer
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1
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1
Leo Strauss
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Vladimir Pozner
Self - Soviet Spokesman in the United States 1987 (archive footage) Self - Soviet Spokesman in the United States 1987 (archive footage)   See fewer
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John Kerry
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Adam Curtis
Narrator (uncredited) Narrator (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Ashcroft
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paula Jones
Self (archive footage) (uncredited) Self (archive footage) (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.8 / 10 | 3,954 votes