Politics

Unseen pictures of coup d’état 1953

The Guardian is publishing hitherto unseen pictures of homeland’s 1953 coup, taken by Dr William Arthur Cram, a former education officer at the US embassy in capital. Engineered by the CIA and the British intelligence to safeguard the west’s oil interests, the coup which overthrew the democratically elected prime minister, Mohammad Mosaddeq, consolidated the shah’s rule until the 1979 Islamic …

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Women in the U.S. Military

[GARD] Women have been a part of the war effort since the Revolutionary War, but in the early days of our nation they had to cloak themselves in disguise to serve alongside men. When they were accepted into the military, women were given auxiliary roles. As the weapons and methods of warfare changed in the late 20th century, however, the …

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unseen photos of barack obama

[GARD] Barack Hussein Obama II was born on August 4, 1961, in Hawaii. His parents, who met as students at the University of Hawaii, were Ann Dunham, a white American from Kansas, and Barack Obama, Sr., a black Kenyan studying in the United States. Obama’s father left the family when Obama was two and, after further studies at Harvard University, …

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