Hossein Fardoust who was the Shah’s closest friend

The book alleges that foreign imperial powers, especially Britain, dominated Iran and nourished the Freemasons, the Baháʼís and the Jews—which the book claims most Iranian politicians belonged to the Freemasons and that the Jews, controlled “not only Israel but also the United States.” Another surprising fact Fardoust—or the book credited to him—claimed to reveal was that celebrated nationalist Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadeq was not a mortal enemy of the British, but had “always favored” them, and his campaign to nationalize the British Anglo-Iranian Oil Company, today known as BP, had been inspired by `the British themselves.