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May 2011 (vol 4 issue 8)

IMAGES: Frenemies: Iran and America since 1900

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image: Iranian Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh and his daughter look out an airplane window following a 1951 trip to the United States
Iranian Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh and his daughter look out an airplane window following a 1951 trip to the United States
image: Americans held hostage in Iran return to the United States on January 27, 1981
Americans held hostage in Iran return to the United States on January 27, 1981
image: An American protests during the Iranian hostage crisis in November 1979.
An American protests during the Iranian hostage crisis in November 1979.
image: The Shah, Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, and his wife Farah Pahlavi
The Shah, Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, and his wife Farah Pahlavi
image: Graffiti on the walls on the former U.S. Embassy building in Tehran
Graffiti on the walls on the former U.S. Embassy building in Tehran
image: Reza Shah's coronation in 1926
Reza Shah's coronation in 1926
image: Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
image: Mohammed Khatami, Iran's former president
Mohammed Khatami, Iran's former president
image: U.S. President Ronald Reagan in the Oval Office with Caspar Weinberger, George Shultz, Ed Meese, and Don Regan discussing Reagan's remarks on the Iran-Contra affair
U.S. President Ronald Reagan in the Oval Office with Caspar Weinberger, George Shultz, Ed Meese, and Don Regan discussing Reagan's remarks on the Iran-Contra affair
image: Shah Mozaffar al-Din
Shah Mozaffar al-Din
image: A torture device used by SAVAK, the shah's secret police, to pull out fingernails of detainees
A torture device used by SAVAK, the shah's secret police, to pull out fingernails of detainees
image: Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi distributes land ownership documents to women during his
Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi distributes land ownership documents to women during his "White Revolution,"1963
image: The Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the future supreme leader of Iran, returns to Iran following his exile abroad, February 1979
The Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, the future supreme leader of Iran, returns to Iran following his exile abroad, February 1979
image: Ruhollah Khomeini with an Iranian child
Ruhollah Khomeini with an Iranian child
image: A building with an anti-American mural in Tehran
A building with an anti-American mural in Tehran
image: U.S. President George W. Bush's 2002 State of the Union address, in which he labelled Iran part of an
U.S. President George W. Bush's 2002 State of the Union address, in which he labelled Iran part of an "Axis of Evil"
image: U.S. President Barack Obama's speech  at Cairo University on 2 June 2009, in which he called for “a new beginning” in relations between the United States and the peoples of the Middle East
U.S. President Barack Obama's speech at Cairo University on 2 June 2009, in which he called for “a new beginning” in relations between the United States and the peoples of the Middle East
image: Iranians remember Neda Agha Soltan, whose death in 2009 rallied the Iranian opposition
Iranians remember Neda Agha Soltan, whose death in 2009 rallied the Iranian opposition
image: Iranian troops surround the Iranian parliament, 1953
Iranian troops surround the Iranian parliament, 1953
image: U.S. President Jimmy Carter toasts Mohammed Reza Pahlavi in 1977
U.S. President Jimmy Carter toasts Mohammed Reza Pahlavi in 1977
image: U.S. President Harry S. Truman and Iranian Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh, 1951
U.S. President Harry S. Truman and Iranian Prime Minister Mohammed Mossadegh, 1951
image: Banners criticizing the shah, during the 1979 Iranian Revolution
Banners criticizing the shah, during the 1979 Iranian Revolution
image: Mass protests in Iran in 1978
Mass protests in Iran in 1978
image: A memorial at Arlington National Cemetery to members of the U.S. armed forces killed in a failed attempt to rescue Americans held hostage in Iran
A memorial at Arlington National Cemetery to members of the U.S. armed forces killed in a failed attempt to rescue Americans held hostage in Iran
image: A bust of Howard C. Baskerville, an American Presbyterian missionary, who died in 1909 fighting for a constitutional monarchy in Iran. The bust, which is housed in downtown Tabriz, bears the legend: 'Patriot and Maker of History.'
A bust of Howard C. Baskerville, an American Presbyterian missionary, who died in 1909 fighting for a constitutional monarchy in Iran. The bust, which is housed in downtown Tabriz, bears the legend: 'Patriot and Maker of History.'
image: American relief workers survey earthquake damage and assist relief efforts following a 2003 earthquake in Bam, Iran.
American relief workers survey earthquake damage and assist relief efforts following a 2003 earthquake in Bam, Iran.

 

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