IRAN: Weather from the North

Wily, old (70) Ahmad Gavam reshuffled his Cabinet to include three members of the pro-Soviet Tudeh Party. What was up?

Iran dropped out of the headlines ten weeks ago when the Red Army finally left under U.N. pressure. But Soviet influence did not leave with the troops. It would remain and probably grow as long as Iran was a disorganized land in which the Western democracies were known to the people as exploiters rather than as friends. Recent events indicated more trouble ahead for the democracies.

Heads Up. On a blistering morning last month,...

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