MEK Articles and Resources

The following is an incomplete listing of some reports, articles and other media about the Mujahideen-e-khalq (MEK aka NCRI, PMOI and MKO).

U.S. Government Report on the People’s Mojahedin of Iran – U.S. State Department, 1994

2002 and 2004 FBI Reports

The Cult of Rajavi – Elizabeth Rubin, New York Times, 2003

Masoud: Memoirs of an Iranian Rebel – Masoud Banisadr, 2004

No Exit: Human Rights Abuses Inside the Mojahedin Khalq Camps – Human Rights Watch, 2005

Exiles: How Iran’s Expatriates are Gaming the Nuclear Threat – Connie Bruck, New Yorker, 2006

Cult of the Chameleon – Al Jazeera Witness documentary by Maziar Bahari, 2007

Iran Nuke Laptop Data Came from Terror Group – Gareth Porter, Inter Press Service, 2008

The Mujahedin-e Khalq in Iraq: A Policy Conundrum – The Rand Corporation, 2009

Hillary Clinton’s crucial choice on Iran – Mohsen Kadivar and Ahmad Sadr, Salon, 2011

Chewing Gum for Terrorists – David Cole, New York Times, 2011

Iranian Exile Group Poses Vexing Issue for U.S. in Iraq – Tim Arango, New York Times, 2011

The Enemy of Iran’s Enemy – Barbara Slavin, Foreign Policy, 2011

The Foolish Embrace of the MEK – Daniel Larison, American Conservative (Eunomia Blog), 2011

Iranian group’s big-money push to get off US terrorist list – Scott Peterson, Christian Science Monitor, 2011

Mujahideen-e Khalq: Former U.S. Officials Make Millions Advocating For Terrorist Organization – Christina Wilkie, Huffington Post, 2011

An Iranian Cult and Its American Friends – Elizabeth Rubin, New York Times Magazine, 2011

The Lobbying that Shouldn’t be Happening – Paul Pillar, National Interest Blog, 2011

Photo: Supporters of the MEK, an exiled Iranian group that was listed as a terrorist organization by the United States until lobbying efforts removed it from the list in 2012, rally outside the White House in October 2011 with their signature yellow shirts.

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