Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Well, now this is interesting

By Carl

President Obama made an overture to Iran today at the United Nations:

This mistrust has deep roots. Iranians have long complained of a history of US interference in their affairs, and America's role in overthrowing an Iranian government during the cold war.

This is the first official acknowledgement of CIA involvement in the 1953 coup that overthrew the very popular elected leader of Iran, Mohammad Mosaddegh, who was friendly towards the Soviet Union, and installing an ally in the Shah.

Verrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrry interesting.

(Cross-posted to Simply Left Behind.)

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