The US and the Iranian Coup Essay by The Research Group

The US and the Iranian Coup
This paper looks at the role of the US government in the Iranian coup of 1953.
# 73537 | 1,125 words | 2 sources | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in History (Middle Eastern)

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This paper examines the role that the US government played in the Iranian coup of 1953 which overthrew Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh. The paper explains why the details were not released until 2000 and analyzes how the overthrow was a turning point in modern Iranian history.

From the Paper:

"In the New York Times, they published an extensive article outlining the role of the US Central Intelligence Agency in the overthrow of the Iranian government of Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh, a leading proponent of nationalizing the oil industry in Iran. It had long been known that the American and British governments were behind the coup which restored the Shah Mohammed Reza Pazhlavi to power."

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