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Interview with Elliot, Theodore*

U.S.-Iranian relations; structure of Iran’s strategic rapport with the U.S.; on Iran’s procurement of arms from the U.S.; on the OPEC and rise in the price of oil; workings of the U.S. Embassy in Iran; U.S. and economic planning in Iran; relations between Iran and U.S. administrations; impressions of the Shah; Iran and the U.S. policy in the region; assessment of Iran’s development policies; on U.S. intelligence gathering in Iran; U.S. and the political dissidents in Iran; U.S. and the Revolution of 1978-79.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

Part 4


Theodore-Eliot-Vol-I Theodore-Eliot-Vol-II Theodore-Eliot-Vol-III


88pp. + biographical note + index

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