All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror

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John Wiley & Sons, Jun 1, 2011 - History - 272 pages
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This is the first full-length account of the CIA's coup d'etat in Iran in 1953—a covert operation whose consequences are still with us today. Written by a noted New York Times journalist, this book is based on documents about the coup (including some lengthy internal CIA reports) that have now been declassified. Stephen Kinzer's compelling narrative is at once a vital piece of history, a cautionary tale, and a real-life espionage thriller.
 

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Review: All the Shah's Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror

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It is my understanding that this book is quite controversial. I can't say I really understand why. The CIA has admitted involvement in the coup and took it as a blue print for foreign policy during ... Read full review

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The coup that started it all in the Middle East. Fascinating, yet harrowing, account of the CIA's initial government overthrow operation. Those evaluating the events that have transpired in Iran, and ... Read full review

Contents

Cover
Curse This Fate
The Last Drop of the Nations Blood
A Wave of
His Masters Orders
Unseen Enemies Everywhere
You Do Not Know How Evil They
An Immensely Shrewd Old
Block Headed British
Pull Up Your Socks and Get Going
I Knew It They Love
Purring Like a Giant
Epilogue
Bibliography
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