THE IRANIAN CIRCLE.
In the beginning,
Iraq, not under Iranian hegemony.
America overthrows Mohammed
Mossadegh of Iran,
America enthrones Shah Reza Pahlavi in Iran.
Iranians overthrow Shah Reza Pahlavi,
Iranians enthrone Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini as Supreme Leader.
America invades Iran with Iraq as proxy,
America invades Iraq and kills Saddam Hussein.
Iran gains dominance over Iraq after death of Saddam,
Iran becomes a threat to American interests in Iraqi oil.
America kills Iranian General Qassem Soleimani in Iraq,
Iran bombs Americans in Iraq by medium range missiles.
Iran urges Iraq to expel Americans from Iraq,
America sent packing from Iraq.
Iran takes full control of Iraq.
In the end,
Iraq, under Iranian hegemony.