Monday, August 19, 2013

CIA finally admits it was behind 1953 coup which deposed Iranian prime minister who stood up to the West | Mail Online

CIA finally admits it was behind 1953 coup which deposed Iranian prime minister who stood up to the West | Mail Online:
... The U.S. intervention in Iran's internal politics created a strong strain of anti-American sentiment in the country, which culminated in the hostage crisis following the Islamic revolution of 1979.

The UK's involvement in the coup - which has never been officially recognised - also created a backlash within Iran, with many regarding Britain with even more hostility than they do the U.S...