U.S. President Harry Truman, left, and Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh, right, stand together on Oct. 23, 1951. The coup d'état that led to the democratically elected Mossadegh's ouster two years later was orchestrated by the U.S. CIA, declassified documents confirm. (Photo/Abbie Rowe via Wikimedia Commons)

Can Iran Really Sue the United States Over 1953 Coup?

Declassified CIA documents showed the US played a role in overthrowing Iran democratically elected president. In response, Iran’s 290-seat house approved a debate over a bill to bring the US to the International Criminal Court.