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As the Shah Goes

  • James F. Goode

Abstract

With the administration of Lyndon B. Johnson, US officials became increasingly reluctant to criticize or challenge the shah’s policies. Up to this point in the bilateral relationship, the scales had been tipped in favor of the United States because the shah depended on American economic and military assistance, but as Iran’s oil revenues grew and the United States, mired in Vietnam, faced an increasingly hostile world, the balance began to shift in favor of the Iranian monarch.

Keywords

Iranian Regime American Policy American Interest National Front Military Assistance 
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Notes

  1. 17.
    A.H.H. Abidi, ed., The Tehran Documents (New Delhi, 1988), 75.Google Scholar
  2. 19.
    Nikki R. Keddie, Roots of Revolution: An Interpretive History of Modern Iran (New Haven, 1981), 141;Google Scholar
  3. Said Amir Arjomand, The Turban for the Crown: The Islamic Revolution in Iran (New York, 1988), 140.Google Scholar

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© James F. Goode 1997

Authors and Affiliations

  • James F. Goode
    • 1
  1. 1.Grand Valley State UniversityUSA

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