…And how did it all work out? Just like everything else our government tries, it didn't. The Shah was overthrown in a popular revolution and replaced with the "thoroughly anti-American" Ayatollah Khomeini.
The Iranian Hostage Crisis followed and was only resolved diplomatically after a failed rescue attempt left 8 US soldiers dead in Operation Eagle Claw. Bruce Laingen, chief
The Iran-Iraq War in the 1980s saw
Shorty after the war the USS Vincennes (still in the
Iran has been under embargo by the U.S. since 1995. The
According to our politicians,
In fact, it’s highly reminiscent of the war propaganda right before we invaded