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Episode 3 – Part Two: Operation Ajax

This second instalment in a multi-part series on Operation Ajax looks at the escalating conflict between Britain and Iran,...

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Episode 2 – Part One: Operation Ajax

In the summer of 1953, the CIA executed a coup against the democratically elected Prime Minister of Iran. The...

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Episode 1 – The Lusitania

On May 7th, 1915 the passenger liner Lusitania was sunk by the German U-boat, U-20.  This event, more than...

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