DAILY BEAST: Oblivious to History, Trump's Turning Up the Heat on Iran. He Should Look at the 1953 CIA Coup.

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Release date: 26/6/2017

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“Today’s release brings some closure to a long-standing dispute over the completeness of the FRUS volume related to Iran [between] 1951 and 1954,” Siavush Randjbar-Daemi, Professor of Iranian History at the University of Manchester, told IranWire.He said the documents published on June 16 “vindicate and confirm” the existing research that points out “the CIA’s overall management and control over the August 16-19 1953 operation.”

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TitleOblivious to History, Trump's Turning Up the Heat on Iran. He Should Look at the 1953 CIA Coup.
Media name / outletThe Daily Beast
Media typeWeb
CountryUnited States
Date26/06/17
Description“Today’s release brings some closure to a long-standing dispute over the completeness of the FRUS volume related to Iran [between] 1951 and 1954,” Siavush Randjbar-Daemi, Professor of Iranian History at the University of Manchester, told IranWire.He said the documents published on June 16 “vindicate and confirm” the existing research that points out “the CIA’s overall management and control over the August 16-19 1953 operation.”
URLwww.thedailybeast.com/oblivious-to-history-trumps-turning-up-the-heat-on-iran-but-there-are-lessons-in-the-1953-cia-coup
PersonsSiavush Randjbar-Daemi

Keywords

  • Iran, US politics, Middle East history