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Commentary: We're on the brink of another calamitous war

How did this current crisis all begin? A little history would help.

For the United States and Iran, the seminal date was 1953. That was when the desire to dominate Iran's oil resources and its vital strategic position led the U.S. and Britain to overthrow an elected, democratic government. All the sordid details of this neo-colonial act of arrogance are laid out in public U.S. government documents, but they are absent from the false American narrative that it has been the champion

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