This episode looks at the ascent of the new Shah and the coup in Iran. This is part 2 in our series on the History of Iran and the Next War from JB Shreve and the End of History.
In this podcast episode, I separate a lot of the popular myth and legend regarding the Shah and the coup in Iran from the actual and factual history. You will learn about the origins and rise of Iran’s second Shah after his father was removed from power by the British. you will also learn about Mossadeqh. He is frequently portrayed as this fighter for democratic liberalism in Iran. The truth about Mossadeqh is a bit murkier.
JB Shreve and the End of History
Episode 190: The Shah and the Coup in Iran – History of Iran and the Next War Part 2
You can download the entire sires on the History of Iran and the Next War at my Patreon page. Also, be sure to check out the Guide to Understanding Modern Iran on my Essential Guides page here at the web site. As tensions heat up between the US and Iran I will post frequent articles to keep you informed with a balanced perspective that works to be free of hype and agendas as much as possible.