Middle East Coup
Order Description1. Who overthrew whom in Iran in the 1950’s and why?
2. What role did oil play in the coup?
3. What was the British role in the coup?
4. What was the US role in and view of the coup?
5. What were the long term consequences of the coup on the Shah and the Shia clergy?
6. What 3 later events grew out of this coup? How do these events relate to US issues in the Middle East today? How did US intervention in 1953 create some of today’s problems?
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