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Iran to US: We're Suing Over '53 Coup

After CIA finally admits it was behind it

(Newser) - Perhaps the CIA should have just kept its proverbial mouth shut. A week after the agency finally acknowledged it was behind the 1953 coup of democratically elected Iranian PM Mohammad Mossadeq, Iran's parliament has voted to sue the US for meddling in its domestic affairs, the LA Times reports.... More »

CIA Admits Role in Iran's Coup—60 Years Later

Releases documents acknowledging it was behind overthrow of Mossadeq in '53

(Newser) - It's only taken 60 years, but the CIA has finally acknowledged its role in the 1953 coup of democratically elected Iranian PM Mohammad Mossadeq. In documents released to the independent National Security Archive website, an internal report says: "[T]he military coup that overthrew Mosadeq and his National Front... More »

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