A much esteemed friend highly recommends the following video on some recent history of Iran:
“It begins with Barbara Slavin, USA Today Foreign Affairs Chief and author of Bitter Friends, Bosom Enemies saying the 1953 Coup is essential to understanding the relationship between Iran and the United States.
Yeah? Well Duh! Ya think?
There’s a very good slide show of historical footage of Mossaddeq and the Shah and the Iranian people who lived in poverty when the the British-American coup took place. Stephen Kinzer explains that “many people don’t understand that Iran had a thriving democracy….”
See Petition from Just Foreign Policy