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KPFA Special Broadcast – February 22, 2005

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United States-Iran: Military Confrontation or Rapprochement? A three-part series will be shedding light on the labyrinth of United States-Iran relations by investigating the history of the complex relations between the two countries in the last six decades.

More info: the 1953 Anglo-American sponsored military coup in Iran; the U.S. government support for the Shah; the 1979 Iranian revolution; the take over of the U.S. embassy in Iran and the hostage crisis; the Iran-Iraq War; the Iran-Contra gate; the U.S. policy of dual containment; the attempts at rapprochement; the Bush administration and American neo-conservatives policy toward Iran in the wake of the September 11 events; investigating The U.S. government charges of against Iran with a close look at the contention over Iran’s nuclear program as well as Iran’s role in the U.S. occupied Iraq; the effect of Iran’s domestic factors on the relations between the two countries; the outlook for Iran-U.S. relations.

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