Tuesday, 22 July 2008

If only Iran was a democratic, secular state...

...like in 1953, when British Intelligence and the CIA conspired to bring down the government of Mohammed Mossadeq and put in place the brutal Shah, all because Mossadeq had the temerity to nationalise the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company.

(Exerpt from 'The Secret Government', Bill Moyers 1987 documentary, focusing on the Iran-Contra arms and drug-running operations)

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