Articles by Palash Ghosh
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Iran: Sixty Years after the 1953 CIA Coup That Toppled Democracy
Palash Ghosh – International Business Times, 4 Mar 2019
In August 1953, through the auspices of the U.S. CIA and British intelligence, in cooperation with forces loyal to Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah of Iran, the popularly elected prime minister of Iran, a man named Mohammad Mosaddegh was forcibly removed from power. Following clashes between the police, military and pro-monarchy elements on one side and Mossadegh supporters on the other, which killed hundreds of people, Mossadegh was placed under arrest. The rest is history…→ read full article