IRAN: Problem Prisoner

In Iran's new hour of suspense, the big question was what should be done with Mohammed Mossadegh. The Shah and his ministers dared not let him go free to stir Iran once more to rebellion, and chaos. They also feared to execute him for treason, and thus give him a martyr's crown. They even worried that a public trial would give the old wizard a stage from which to work his spell on Teheran's easily swayed street mobs. Mossadegh, after all his years at the game of plot, imprisonment and exile, knew too well how to capitalize on his...

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