The Plot to Attack Iran: How the CIA and the Deep State Have Conspired to Vilify Iran

The Plot to Attack Iran: How the CIA and the Deep State Have Conspired to Vilify Iran

by Dan Kovalik

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781510739345
Publisher: Skyhorse
Publication date: 06/12/2018
Pages: 224
Sales rank: 811,947
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dan Kovalik is the author of critically-acclaimed The Plot to Scapegoat Russia, and has been a labor and human rights lawyer since graduating from Columbia Law School in 1993. He has represented plaintiffs in ATS cases arising out of egregious human rights abuses in Colombia. He received the David W. Mills Mentoring Fellowship from Stanford Law School, has written extensively for the Huffington Post and Counterpunch, and has lectured throughout the world.

David Talbot is the New York Times bestselling author of Brothers: The Hidden History of the Kennedy Years and The Devil’s Chessboard. He is the founder and former editor-in-chief of Salon and has written for the New Yorker, Rolling Stone, and Time. He lives in San Francisco.

Table of Contents

Introduction xi

1 Target: Iran 1

2 The West's Not-So-Creative Destruction of the Middle East 7

3 The United States and United Kingdom Destroy Iranian Democracy 31

4 Installing a King in the Name of Democracy 43

5 The CIA and the SAVAK 65

6 Jimmy Carter and the Human Rights Double Standard 77

7 The Shah's Reign Begins to Crumble 89

8 US Foreign Policy and the Rise of the Ayatollah 105

9 A Tale of Two Revolutions-Iran and Nicaragua 117

10 The Iran-Iraq War-Playing Both Sides Against Each Other 125

11 The United States, Iran, and the Taliban 137

12 The United States, Saudi Arabia, and the War on Yemen 147

13 Avoiding a War with Iran 157

Conclusion 165

Notes 175

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