Sunday, August 25, 2013

Omnipotent Secret Medelsome America

On the 60th anniversary of the 1953 military coup in Iran that overthrew the democratically elected government of radical nationalist Mohammad Mossadegh, the US has declassified documents detailing how the CIA’s secret operation brought the country’s Shah back to power.  Mossadegh had the temerity to nationalize Iranian oil.
This episode is relevant to today's clamor over individuals spilling of government secret documents.

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