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On the Web: Articles

Oil, Geopolitics & the Coming War with Iran. Tom Dispatch (4/11/05) [Common Dreams].

The Coming Wars. Seymour Hersh, New Yorker (1/25-31/05).

Is Iran Next?. Tom Barry, In These Times (9/28/04).

Four Day War: The Iran/Israel Conflagration. Claude Salhani, American Conservative (9/13/04).

Fanning the Histeria about Iran. Mike Whitney, CounterPunch (8/31/04). NPR leads the charge.

Bush Floats War Against Iran. Ted Rall, CounterPunch (7/28/04).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

Regime Change Iran. Excellent source on well-coordinated propaganda machine now preparing US for preemptive war against Iran.

In the Library: Articles

Abrahamian, Ervand. "The 1953 coup in Iran." State & Society 66,2 (sum 2001): 182-215.

Bill, James. "Iran & the US: a clash of hegemonies," Middle East Report 212 (fall 1999).

Byrne, Malcolm. "Iranians debate the 1953 coup," Middle East Report 216 (fall 2000).

Daalder, Ivo. "Uncle Sam's regime change in Iran," NY Times (7/23/03).

Editors of the Monthly Review. "Iran: the new crisis of American hegemony," Monthly Review 30,9 (2/79):1-24.

Gasioworski, Mark. "The 1953 coup d’etat in Iran," International Journal of Middle East Studies 19,3 (aug 1987):261-86.

___________. "The CIA looks back at the 1953 coup in Iran," Middle East Report 216 (fall 2000).

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Bani Sadr, Abu al-Hasan. My Turn to Speak: Iran, the Revolution, & Secret Deals with the US (Washington: Brassey's, 1991).

Cottrell, Alvin J. & James E. Dougherty. Iran's Quest for Security: US Arms Transfers & the Nuclear Option (Cambridge MA: Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis, 1977).

Dorman, William A. & Mansour Farhang. The US Press & Iran: Foreign Policy & the Journalism of Deference (Berkeley: U. of California, 1987).

Erlich, Reese. The Iran Agenda: The Real Story of U.S. Policy & the Middle East Crisis (Sausalito CA: Polipoint, 20076).

Gasiorowski, Mark J. US Foreign Policy & the Shah: Building a Client State in Iran (Ithaca NY: Cornell, 1991).

Goode, James F. The US & Iran : In the Shadow of Musaddiq  (NY: St. Martin's, 1997).

Harris, David. The Crisis: The President, the Prophet, & the Shah. 1979 & the Coming of Militant Islam (Boston: Little, Brown, 2004).

Houghton, David Patrick. US Foreign Policy & the Iran Hostage Crisis (NY: Cambridge, 2001).

Keddie, Nikki R.& Mark J. Gasiorowski (eds.) Neither East nor West: Iran, the Soviet Union & the US (New Haven: Yale, 1990).

Kinzer, Stephen. All the Shah's Men: An American Coup & the Roots of Middle East Terror (Hoboken NJ: J. Wiley, 2003).

Lennon, Alexander T.J. & Camille Eiss (eds.) Reshaping Rogue States: Preemption, Regime Change & US Policy towards Iran, Iraq & North Korea (Cambridge MA: MIT, 20040.

Rafizadeh, Mansur. Witness: From the Shah to the Secret Arms Deal, An Insider's Account of US Involvement in Iran (NY: Morrow, 1987). Author, a strong critic, is former chief of SAVAK & later CIA employee.

Ritter, Scott. Target Iran: the Truth About the White House's Plans for Regime Change (NY: Nation, 2006).

Wilbur, Donald N. Regime Change in Iran (Nottingham: Spokesman, 2006).

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Film & Video

"What I've Learned About US Foreign Policy: The War Against the Third World" [2002], dir. Frank Dorrel, 120m.

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