... the exhibition follows the chronology of three pivotal moments in the history of 20th century Iran: the 1953 coup-d'état and overthrow of democratically-elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh, the 1979 Revolution, and 2009's Green Movement.
How Israel's media shows us only half the picture in Gaza
The term was coined by the CIA, which covertly assisted in the overthrow of Iran's democratically elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh in the 1950s and brought about the repressive reign of the Shah. This ultimately resulted in the overthrow of ...
US-doctored regime changes destabilized nations: Sri Lanka included
Specifically, the CIA admits that the U.S. overthrew the moderate democratically-elected prime minister of Iran - Mohammed Mossadegh - in 1953. (He was overthrown because he had nationalized Iran's oil, which had previously been controlled by BP and ...
How not to write about Iran
Washington Post (blog)
In a write-up published in January 1952, Time magazine named Iran's democratically-elected Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh as "Man of the Year." The recognition was not particularly flattering. It sneeringly described Iran as "a mountainous land ...