Tag: Mohammed Mossadegh

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Waking Up to Iran’s Real History

Iran's Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh as pictured on the cover of Time magazine in 1951. Two years later, he was overthrown by a CIA-sponsored coup.

Americans have a deeply distorted understanding of Iran and what has driven that country‚Äôs political change over the past six decades. This false history has become the backdrop for a possible new war, as David Swanson notes in reviewing a…