Friday, June 8, 2018
Alex is a former CIA op who served in West Africa, and is now a satirist publishing on Politico, the Cipher Brief, Slate, her own blog and several others.
Her historical snapshots of the Tehran-DC relationship is full of insights and worth a read.
One snivel on my part though. She calls Kermit Roosevelt the quiet, hidden force behind the 1953 Iranian coup d'etat. Maybe she has better background info than I, but my view was always that Kermit and the US were minor players and that the coup was primarily engineered by the Brits.
Here is her twitter account: