and the Middle East
||Mohammed Musadiq in Teheran, 1951.
The nationalistic policies of the Iranian prime minister aroused the ire
of both the United States and Britain, and triggered a covert operation to
restore the Shah in 1953.
|In many ways, despite the slight
decrease in defense spending and the slight increase in reliance on covert
weapons, there was a great deal of continuity between the foreign policy
of Eisenhower and that of Truman. But in
one area of the world a significant change took place--the Middle East,
where U.S. involvement increased dramatically in the years between 1953
||Hahn, United States,
Great Britain, and Egypt, pp. 180-239.
Orientalism, pp. 157-181, 194-206.