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The Man Who Nationalized Iran’s Oil Industry

Mossadegh was a courageous man. But he showed us courage has a cost.

Mohammad Mosaddegh — Public Domain

In 1953, the CIA intervened in Iran because a man tried to nationalize the country’s oil industry. The United States and Great Britain couldn’t have Iran nationalizing its oil industry and felt the need to intervene, reinstalling the Shah of Iran who instituted a brutal…




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