Oil and the killing of the American Consul in Tehran
Oil and the Killing of the American Consul in Tehran explores the Anglo-American tensions over the control of oil in Iraq and Persia after WWI and the impact of American Vice-Consul Robert Imbrie's murder. Using evidence from U.S. State Department documents, this detailed work argues that Imbrie was the victim of a conspiracy aimed at consolidating British power in the region.
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Alai American companies American Consul American Government American interests American oil Anglo Anglo-Persian agreement Anglo-Persian Oil Company August Bahai Britain British Government Cabinet Caldwell Cossack Davis December December 22 Department desire dispatch Dulles Engert execution February Foreign Office Geddes Ghavam-os-Saltaneh granted Hossein Hughes Imbrie's informed instruction January January 16 July June Khan Khoshtaria concession Kornfeld Legation letter and enclosures loan London Lord Curzon Madjless Majesty's Government Majlis Major Imbrie mandate March matter Medjlis Medjliss memorandum ment Merle-Smith Mesopotamia military Millspaugh Morteza murder Murray negotiations North Persia North Persian oil Northern Persia northern provinces November October Parliament Persian Government Persian Minister present Prime Minister proposed question received regard reply representative response Reza Russian Sadler Sardar Sepah Secretary September Seyid Shuster Sinclair Company Sinclair Oil Sir John Cadman situation Soper Standard Oil Company statement Teheran telegram telegraphs Turkish Petroleum Company United Vice Consul Washington