When did the CIA support the coup in Iran?

Answer The coup d'état against Prime Minister Mohammed Mosaddegh of Iran occurred on August 19, 1953 and was commonly called Operation Ajax.

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When did the CIA support the coup in Guatemala?

They wanted money and thought they'd get stuff cheap if they had a deal with the leader of Cuba and they never stay out of anything

Why did the US support the Chilean Coup against Allende in 1973?

The 1970s were times of great change in South America, with peasants and workers organizing for what they thought was a better life, looking up to communism. This was a severe threat to American co... Read More »

Why did the CIA support covert activity to restore the shah to power in Iran?

Only people who have been highly trained work for the CIA. People who are gutsy enough to put their life on the line, and nose around in delicate business.

If Israel unilaterally attacks Iran and Iran responds by declaring war on Israel do USA-Israel accords obligate the USA to declare war on Iran?

Answer 1 The US must do whatever Israel tells it to do. Answer 2 The United States is not obligated by any standing treaty between the United States and Israel to intercede in Israel's defense. To ... Read More »