10 Item Bibliography

Published Sources:


  1. Fatemi, Nasrollah Saifpour. Oil Diplomacy: Powderkeg in Iran. New York: Whittier Books, Inc., 1954.


  1. Afkhami, Gholam Reza. The Life and Times of the Shah. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 2009.

  2. Ansari, Ali M. Modern Iran Since 1921. London, New York, Toronto, Sydney, Tokyo, Singapore, Hong Kong, Cape Town, Madrid, Paris, Amsterdam, Munich, Milan: Pearson Education Limited, 2003.

  3. Byrne, Malcolm and Mark J. Gasiorowski, eds. Mohammad Mossadeq and the 1953 Coup in Iran. Syracuse, New York: Syracuse University Press, 2004.

  4. Fawcett, Louis L’Estrange. Iran and the Cold War. Cambridge, New York, Port Chester, Melbourne, Sydney: Cambridge University Press, 1992.




  1. Executive Secretary. “United States Policy Regarding the Present Situation in Iran.” A Report to the National Security Council. Washington, November 20, 1952. Accessed September 13, 2011.

  2. State Department. “Measures which the United States Government Might Take in Support of a Successor Government to Mossadeq,” Top Secret Memorandum. Washington, March 1953. Accessed September 13, 2011.

  3. State Department. “Proposed Course of Action with Respect to Iran,” Top Secret Draft Memorandum. Washington, August 10, 1953. Accessed September 13, 2011.

Secondary Sources-

  1. Abrahamian, Ervand. “Iran in Revolution: The Opposition Forces.” MERIP Reports, Number 75/76, Iran in Revolution. March-April 1979. Middle East Research and Project Information.

  2. Gasiorowski, John A. “The CIA Looks Back at the 1953 Coup in Iran.” Middle East Report, Number 216, Autumn 2000.



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