Print Primary Sources:

1.  Nasrollah Saifpour Fatemi, Oil Diplomacy: Powederkeg in Iran. New York: Whittier Books Inc., 1954, p.219.

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

3.  Executive Secretary, “United States Policy Regarding the Present Situation in Iran.” A Report to the National Security Council: Washington, November 20, 1952, p. 2.

Print Secondary Sources:

1.  Gholam Reza Afkhami, The Life and Times of the Shah. Berkeley, Los Angeles, London: University of California Press, 2009, pp.35-36.

2.  Stephen Kinzer, All the Shah’s Men: An American Coup and the Roots of Middle East Terror. Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley & Sons Inc., 2003, pp. 47-48.

3.  John D. Stempel, Inside the Iranian Revolution. Bloomington, Indiana: Indiana University Press, 1981, p. 100.

Online Sources:

1.  Malcolm Byrne and Mark J. Gasiorowski, eds, “Mohammad Mossadeq and the 1953 Coup in Iran.” The National Security Archive. Accessed September 13, 2011.

2.  Central Intelligence Agency, “Importance of Iranian and Middle East Oil to Western Europe Under Peacetime Conditions, NIE 14.” January 8, 1951. Accessed September 14, 2011.

3.  The New York Times, Secrets of History: The CIA in Iran, “Britain Fights Oil Nationalism,” Accessed September 14, 2011.

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