Donald Newton Wilber


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Donald Newton Wilber (1907 - 1997), American writer and spy.

Wilber was a principal architect of the CIA project "Operation Ajax", a successful plot to overthrow the government of Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadeq. The plot replaced Iran's first democratically elected Prime Minister with General Fazlollah Zahedi; the government fell back into the hands of its disempowered Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi, who had supported the coup. He later ordered the deaths of thousands of Iranians through SAVAK, the Shah's tightly controlled secret police, in his following regime.

Wilber served as a United States intelligence officer with the Office of Strategic Services (OSS), and was an active participant in the power struggles of nations, especially d
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The CIA in Iran: The 1953 C...

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Persian Gardens And Garden ...

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Regime Change in Iran: Over...

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Persepolis: The Archaeology...

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Iran, Past and Present

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The Architecture of Islamic...

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Afghanistan

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Pakistan: Its People Its So...

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Riza Shah Pahlavi: The Resu...

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The Land and People of Ceylon

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