IRAN: The Bold Shah

Ever since he and his Queen got back from their U.S. trip last month, the once uncertain young Shah of Iran has been giving more and more signs that he intends to rule as well as reign. Last week his chance came. General Fazlollah Zahedi, the tough Premier who liquidated the fanatical, disastrous Mossadegh regime and got Iran's oil flowing again to world markets, resigned his office. His regime had become increasingly stained by the corruption and greed which are endemic maladies in Iran. Besides, Zahedi was ill with gout, and wanted...

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