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Patriot of Persia: Muhammad Mossadegh and a Tragic Anglo-American Coup
24 May 2012 // 5:00 PM
In 1953, the American and British intelligence agencies launched a coup in Iran against a bedridden 72-year-old man. Muhammad Mossadegh's crimes had been to flirt with communism and to nationalize his country's oil industry, which for 40 years had been in British hands. Mossadegh must go.