Former Iranian Premier Mohammed Mossadegh appears in October 1951. The CIA's overthrow of Mossadegh was a template for the agency's covert operations going forward. AP hide caption

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Shoppers form a line at a bakery in Damascus, Syria, on Friday. Ahead of President Obama's speech Saturday, the price for a bag of pita bread shot up amid speculation of a U.S. military strike. Kyodo /Landov hide caption

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers a statement about the use of chemical weapons in Syria at the Department of State last week. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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A boy waves the flag of his new homeland on the last flight of organized, large-scale emigration of Ethiopian Jews to Israel. Moshik Brin/Courtesy of Moshik Brin hide caption

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