All the Shah's Men

An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror

Ranked #11 in Middle East, Ranked #14 in Islamic Historysee more rankings.

An American Coup & the Roots of Middle East Terror
Half a century ago, the United States overthrew a Middle Eastern government for the first time. The victim was Mohammad Mossadegh, the democratically elected prime minister of Iran. Although the coup seemed a success at first, today it serves as a chilling lesson about the dangers of foreign intervention.In this book, veteran New York Times correspondent Stephen Kinzer gives the first full account of this fateful operation. His account is centered around an hour-by-hour reconstruction of the events of August 1953, and concludes with...

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Demetri Sevastopulo On a totally different topic, this book by @stephenkinzer is a great look at US & UK relations with #Iran before the revolution. Lots of interesting similarities with the situation today. (Source)

Chris Abbott Kinzer gives a good and quick introduction to Iranian history and its relationships with America and Britain. (Source)

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