Yesterday (on the eve of Mossadegh’s 135th birthday, coincidentally), the State Dept. finally released its long awaited, previously suppressed volume of Iran records from 1951-1954. One of the more interesting documents is a U.S. Embassy analysis of the freshly elected Premier, which concluded that Dr. Mossadegh, who “has the confidence of the majority of Iranians”, was a leader the U.S. could envision cooperating with…
Estimate of the Political Strength of the Mosadeq Government (1951)
The semantics of human aggression assessed by famed ad executive and former Republican Congressman Bruce Barton in his Oct. 1951 column, “The Tyranny of Words”.
When Black Lives Matter, Iran’s Anti-US Propaganda Suffers
As in the Cold War,
racial inequality discredits America in view of its enemies like Iran, which relishes the propaganda opportunities. When black lives matter, the U.S. image in the world will benefit, and tyrants and human rights abusers will be discredited.
THE WRATH OF GOD | Bruce Barton’s anti-war sermon (1951)
Is war “Christian”? Famed Republican ad executive and preacher’s son Bruce Barton probed this topic in his
still relevant 1951 column “The Wrath of God”.
Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro on Iran, Israel, U.S. Imperialism
Fidel Castro examines the CIA coup that overthrew Mossadegh in Iran in three June 2010 columns. The Cuban dictator bashes Obama, Israel, nuclear hypocrisy and Western imperialism in his column, “Reflections”.
Martin O’Malley: Imagine If Iran Had Continued On A Democratic Path
Former Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley, a 2016 Presidential candidate, says Cold War thinking in U.S. foreign policy — from the 1953 coup in Iran onwards — has backfired on America.
Along the Road Toward Dictatorship | CIA Propaganda (1953)
CIA propaganda intended for the Iranian media
depicting Premier Mossadegh as a power-mad dictator guilty of violating freedom of speech and assembly, and “illegal arrests, torture and detention”.