Iranian Revolution at 40: Britain's Secret Support for Khomeini Revealed

Published: 11/02/2019
Iranian Revolution at 40: Britain's Secret Support for Khomeini Revealed
Source: SPUTNIKNEWS.COM

On 11 February 1979, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomenei came to power in Iran, replacing Shah Mohammad-Reza Pahlavi's Western-backed and installed dictatorship. What few knew at the time, and indeed today, is the British government played a pivotal role in supporting the leader for years before and after the Islamic Revolution.

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