National Security Council on Iran
Declassified NSC Documents

The Mossadegh Project     
[Updated February 12, 2018]                                                                     

CIA Documents on Iran, Mossadegh, 1953 Coup | 1951-1954

This archive collects declassified National Security Council documents on Iran. The transcribed documents are supplemented with in-depth analysis, footnotes, annotations and other background information, with regular updates to follow.

CIA Documents on Iran | 1951-1966

U.S. State Department Documents on Iran | 1951-1967

NSC Documents

Situation In Iran | January 13, 1955

Showdown Between Shah and Iranian Prime Minister Eqbal May Be Near | July 16, 1957

Iranian Political Stability Threatened by Shah’s Determination to Rule Supreme | August 6, 1957

Stability of Shah’s Regime Questioned | April 5, 1960

Our Policy In Iran | October 20, 1962

1962 Memo Reveals U.S. Feared Shah of Iran’s Fall
Pulling the Strings: 1962 Memo Reveals U.S. Feared Shah’s Fall


Related links:

The Shah of Iran’s Meeting With Kermit Roosevelt, Jr. | July 27, 1967

Campaign To Install Pro-Western Government In Iran | CIA report, 1954

In Letter To Eisenhower, Shah Demands More U.S. Aid To Preserve World Peace (1956)

MOSSADEGH t-shirts — “If I sit silently, I have sinned”

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