Middle East Studies

The U.S., Iran, and the Cold War: Global Perspectives of the 1953 Coup

Friday, December 6, 2013

9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.

2013 is the 60th anniversary of  the US-British coup that overthrew the government of Iran and transformed the Middle East. A daylong conference in December, The U.S., Iran, and the Cold War: Global Perspectives on the 1953 Coup, rethinks this seminal moment in world history context and explores its impact on U.S. involvement in the region.

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