American CIA and British MI6 draw up Operation Ajax. A secret plan to overthrow the democratically elected Iranian Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadeq in order to secure their oil interests and contain Soviet influence.
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In: Iran, LiveLeaks
Tags: CIA, MI6, Coup, Iran, Persia, US, UK, Shah, Savak, foreign, policy, oil, Mossadeq, Mohammad, Reza, Pahlavi, United, States, Kingdom
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