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Iran (under construction)

History of US/Western Imperialism on Iran

"It’s been an open secret that the US organized and enabled two of the three major events in modern Iranian history: the overthrow of the democratically elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh in 1953 and the Shah’s subsequent reign of terror (and eventual exile). But newly-released documents confirm that the US had a larger role than previously admitted in the third: the Islamic Revolution of 1979." Another ‘Conspiracy’ Confirmed: Khomeini Had A “Secret Channel” With The USCorbett • June 2016 
 
 
"In Iran in 1953, for example, a CIA-directed coup restored the Shah (king) to absolute power, initiating what journalist William Blum in Rogue State (Common Courage Press) called “a period of 25 years of repression and torture; while the oil industry was restored to foreign ownership, with the US and Britain each getting 40 percent.” The CIA: Beyond Redemption and Should Be Terminated, 2010, Sherwood Ross