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Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi and Siavush Randjbar-Daemi

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Musaddiq’s Spectre: On the Recent Declassification of US Documents

[Tanks in the streets of Tehran in 1953. Image via Wilipedia]

Following the 1989 release of the first Iran-related volume of the State Department’s Foreign Relations of the United States (FRUS) series, a plethora of books and articles have been written detailing the MI6-CIA coup d’état in Iran on 19 August 1953. The coup resulted in the ouster of the much-celebrated Prime Minister Muhammad Musaddiq, who—to the profound chagrin of United Kingdom—nationalized the Anglo-Iranian Oil Company (today known as British Petroleum) in March 1951. ...

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Eskandar Sadeghi-Boroujerdi and Siavush Randjbar-Daemi

 

Eskandar Sedeghi-Boroujerdi is British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow in Political History at the University of Oxford. 

Siavush Randjbar-Daemi is Assistant Professor in Iranian History at the University of Manchester.