The Cold War and the Search for Stability in the Middle East
- Marsh article, “The United States, Iran and Operation ‘Ajax’.”
- Amy Staples, “Seeing Diplomacy through Banker’s Eyes: The World Bank, the Anglo-Iranian Oil Crisis, and the Aswan High Dam,” Diplomatic History, pp. 397-418.
- CIA contemporary analysis, “What We Learned” from 1953 covert operation in Iran
Maps: Israel/Syria/Jordan/Lebanon/West Bank–water map
Baghdad Pact (1955) membership (along with UK and in 1958, US; Iraq withdraws in 1958)