Washington and Israel Target Iran
Both countries want puppet leadership replacing Iran's independent government.
by Stephen Lendman
Escalating anti-Iranian tensions continues. More on what's ongoing below.
February 10 marks Iran's 1979 revolution's 34th anniversary. On January 31, 10 days of commemorative activities began.
Imam Khomeini was exiled for 15 years in Paris. On February 1, 1979, he returned to Tehran. Doing so marked the beginning of Ten Days of Dawn.
On February 10, they culminated successfully. A generation of repressive Reza Shah Pahlavi rule ended. He was Washington's man in Tehran.
He remained so until a White House task force recommended replacing him with Ayatollah Khomeini.