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Book Scrutinizes U.S. Ideas That Led to Iraq War

Feb 8, 2008 (All Things Considered) — Fred Kaplan, author of Daydream Believers: How a Few Grand Ideas Wrecked American Power, says the Bush administration's world view is based on several misconceptions. For one, he says, the administration thought of freedom as a gift from God, without understanding the practical requirements of developing democracies.

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