64 Years Later, CIA Silently Releases Details on its Long-Hidden Role in the Iranian Coup

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64 Years Later, CIA Silently Releases Details on its Long-Hidden Role in the Iranian Coup


In this video produced by The Real News Network and translated by acTVism Munich volunteers into German, Malcolm Byrne, Deputy Director at the non-governmental National Security Archive based at George Washington University where he runs the Archive’s Iran-U.S. relations project, talks about the  long-awaited and long-hidden CIA documents that offer key details on how the U.S. and Britain overthrew Iran’s democratic government in 1953.


VIDEO: 64 Years Later, CIA Silently Releases Details on its Long-Hidden Role in the Iranian Coup


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ABOUT MALCOLM BYRNE

Malcolm Byrne is deputy director and research director at the nongovernmental National Security Archive based at The George Washington University.

He runs the Iran-U.S. Relations Project which aims at studying the two countries differering national perspectives on the basis of documentation from a range of archives and interviews with current and former policy practitioners. His most recent book is Iran-Contra: Reagan’s Scandal and the Unchecked Abuse of Presidential Power (Kansas, 2014).


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