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

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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)

 

 

When Black Lives Matter, Iran Loses

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

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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.