At First, the U.S. Was Optimistic About New Premier Mossadegh
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)




Mossadegh documentary interviews associates, employees in Ahmadabad


Mossadegh, Another Viewpoint | Hoda Saber (VIDEO)

Before Hoda Saber died in Evin prison, he completed this documentary interviewing Dr. Mossadegh’s associates, employees and neighbors in Ahmadabad, Iran. Watch the complete film here.

The Shooting of Iran Air Flight 655 by the USS Vincennes (July 3, 1988)


July 3, 1988: The U.S. Navy warship Vincennes shoots down Iran Air Flight 655 over the Persian Gulf, killing all 290 passengers. The United States claimed it was an accident, yet President Ronald Reagan awarded the crew with medals.

Shah of Iran: Women Are Inferior To Men


Shah of Iran: Women Are Inferior, “Have Produced Nothing Great”

The Shah of Iran viewed women as inferior, even “evil” creatures with nothing substantial to contribute. These interviews (with women, no less) reveal a psychologically disturbed, tortured soul….

“WIPED OFF THE MAP” – The Rumor of the Century

10th Anniversary of Groundbreaking Article


Speaking of “FAKE NEWS”, today is the 10th anniversary of the groundbreaking media critique “Rumor of the Century”. Initially ignored, it soon became — quite literally — one of the most widely distributed articles in history…