The Fadhil Al-Jamali Government in Iraq, 1953–54

  title={The Fadhil Al-Jamali Government in Iraq, 1953–54},
  author={M. Eppel},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary History},
  pages={417 - 442}
  • M. Eppel
  • Published 1999
  • History
  • Journal of Contemporary History
In July 1958, a group of army officers led by Abd al-Karim Qassem and Abd al-Salam Arif staged a revolution in Iraq which put an end to the Hashemite monarchy and the ruling social class. This revolution was the crest of the radical-nationalist-revolutionary wave which had arisen in the Arab world in the 1950s, and which put an end to the conservative regimes, elites and ruling classes in Egypt, Syria and Iraq, and brought the new socio-political forces to power in those countries. Between 1954… Expand
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For the statement by Musa al-Shahbandar, who was close to Nuri al-Sa id and expressed his views, see Hooper to Falla
  • 1954
Memorandum of Conversation by Deputy Director of the Office of Near Eastern Affairs (Dorsey)
  • FRUS
  • 1952
American ambassador to Iraq) to Secretary of State
    Baghdad) to Falla
      For the wording of the plan, see al-Hasani, Taarikh al-wizarat
      • op. cit
      NA/783.00; Troutbeck to Allen
        On the conversation between the British and United States ambassadors to Iraq against the background of al-Jamali's pressure to obtain arms and aid from the USA, see Troutbeck to FO
          On the talks between al-Jamali and Moose, see letter from Gardner (Damascus) to Falla
          • South Asian and African Affairs
          PRO/FO/371/104666/EQ/1016/70; al-Hasani, Taarikh al-wizarat
          • op. cit
          PRO/FO/371/111000/VQ/1051/4; al-Jamali (London) to King Feisal of Iraq
          • Mahkamat al-Sha b