- The plan comprised propaganda, provocations, demonstrations, and bribery, and employed agents of influence, "false flag" operatives, dissident military leaders, and paid protestors. The measure of success seemed easy enough to gauge—"[a]ll that really mattered was that Tehran be in turmoil."
And thus the CIA overthrew Muhammad Mossadeq, and elevated the Shah to power, making the United States an accessory to his every cruelty for the next 25 years. And that is why Iran calls us the Great Satan. It's not because of McDonalds. Seriously, grow up.
The leader of a Sunni terrorist group fighting against Shiites in Iran says his organization has close links with the CIA. The head of the Jundullah group was captured earlier this week in the south of the country. Abol-malik Rigi says he met the U.S. agents in Pakistan, who promised support for carrying out terrorist attacks in Iran.