Why Does Iran Hate The US?
Iran is indisputably one of the biggest opponents of the U.S. when it comes to foreign policy, but it's worth asking why. How did it all start?By Sebastian Martinez | May 20, 2015
The negotiations over Iran's nuclear program have highlighted Iran's role as one of the U.S.' biggest foreign policy enemies. (Video via C-SPAN)
And while the Iran hostage crisis is often cited as the main reason for hostility between the two countries, to understand why it happened, we have to go to history. (Video via SABC)
As with so many conflicts with foreign interests in the Middle East, you can trace U.S. hostilities with Iran back to oil — specifically the discovery and exploitation of Iranian oil fields by British interests in the early 20th century. (Video via Press TV)