Iran’s Coup, Then and Now

by Reyhaneh Noshiravani  via IPS New Ervand Abrahamian, a leading historian of modern Iran, has recently explored the 1953 Anglo/American-sponsored coup that overthrew Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddeq. The 28 months under Abrahamian’s scrutiny in The Coup: 1953, The CIA, and the… Continue Reading

Foreign Affairs on Kinzer’s Iran-Turkey-U.S. Book

In the newest edition of Foreign Affairs, Turkish journalist Mustafa Akyol has a review of Stephen Kinzer’s latest book, Reset: Iran, Turkey and America’s Future. The former New York Times journalist’s previous book, All the Shah’s Men, is a must-read… Continue Reading