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Thread: CIA admits role in 1953 Iranian coup

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    Senior Contributor Bigfella's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by Doktor View Post
    You are spot on.

    If shah was pro-reformist and pro-democracy as he claimed to be... there wouldn't be 1979. I mean it took 25+ years of failed policies and egoism to totally piss of the plebs.
    Sometimes we understand each other far to well for 2 blokes from opposite ends of the earth. Disconcerting at time Doc.

    Win nervously lose tragically - Reds C C

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bigfella View Post
    I took that to be Docs point - that the Shah deserved some of the credit for the dismal turn of events after the coup that led to the current ever more dire state of affairs (sorry if I misread you Doc).
    Ah, i misunderstood him.

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