IRAN: Strong Man

Mohammed Mossadegh decided that the time had come to act. His top lieutenants crammed themselves into two Chevrolets and drove out of Teheran to a rendezvous at the summer home of Hussein

Makki, Mossadegh's fiery No. 1 aide. They were determined to get Mossadegh back into office, and to oust wealthy and adroit old Premier Ahmed Qavam (TIME, July 28). But how?

For five frantic hours they considered and rejected proposals. Qavam might be assassinated¬óbut he was a hard man to get a shot at. They might stir up tribal revolts¬óbut that would...

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