up kündigter nuclear deal, burning oil Tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, a downed U.S. drone and at the last Minute stopped a retaliation attack: This is the last Chapter of a long standing enmity between Iran and the United States.
the ratio of the two States is marked by mutual humiliations. Back on the overthrow of Mohammed Mossadeq in 1953. As the Iranian Prime Minister wanted to nationalize the Oil industry, organized by the US intelligence service CIA and the British MI6 to his overthrow and replaced him by the Western-oriented Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlewi. On the other hand, it came in 1979 in the Wake of the Islamic Revolution to the occupation of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran. Over 50 American Embassy staff were held during the 444 days as hostages.
wars, nuclear deal, termination
In the following years the ratio continued to deteriorate: So the US supported in the 1980s, Iraq in the Gulf war against Iran, and in 1987, forced Tehran its nuclear program. With the Iraq war of 2003 and destabilized the United States in the Region. The 2015 in Vienna to secure nuclear deal seemed to diminish the tensions between the US and Iran. But since Donald Trump the Deal has been cancelled, threatening a new escalation.
In the Video, Christof Münger, head of the Department abroad, explains the historical background of the conflict, and how it in the Region could go. (Editorial Tamedia)
Created: 21.06.2019, 07:53 PM