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New Texts Out Now: Mike de Seve and Daniel Burwen, Operation Ajax: The Story of the CIA Coup that Remade the Middle East

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Mike de Seve and Daniel Burwen, Operation Ajax: The Story of the CIA Coup that Remade the Middle East. Foreword by Stephen Kinzer. London and New York: Verso, 2015. Jadaliyya (J): What made you write this book? Mike de Seve (MdS): Well, being an American gets stranger the more you know about our covert history. Having grown up in a time and place where America stood for peace and democracy, and Iran was considered the devil (in my town, Khomeini dart boards were a big ...

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Mike de Seve and Daniel Burwen

 

Mike de Seve is an Emmy-nominated animation writer and director who has worked for DreamWorks, Nickelodeon, Cartoon Network and Warner Brothers among many others, on projects such as MadagascarShrek 2, Monsters vs. Aliens and the original Beavis and Butthead series and feature film. He is the co-author of Operation Ajax: The Story of the CIA Coup that Remade the Middle East (Verso, 2015).

Daniel Burwen is an award winning Creative Director with over ten years experience working across a variety of creative industries, from design, to console games (EA Games, Activision), to interactive media (Disney, Lucasfilm). He is currently the head of Cognito Comics, an interactive agency which recently shipped CIA: Operation Ajax, an interactive graphic novel for the iPad and iPhone. He is the co-author of Operation Ajax: The Story of the CIA Coup that Remade the Middle East (Verso, 2015).