The MEK and the Bankrupt U.S. Policy on Iran

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by Paul R. Pillar Among the many indicators of misdirection in the Trump administration’s policy toward Iran, one of the clearest is the fondness for the cult-cum-terrorist group known as the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK). National Security Advisor John Bolton and… Continue Reading  

European MEK Supporters Downplay ISIS Role in Iraq

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by Eldar Mamedov While the world watched in horror as jihadist extremists from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) seized the Iraqi city of Mosul, some members of the European Parliament (MEPs) claimed that these actions were not… Continue Reading  

WSJ Editorial Board Toes MEK Line on Iran’s Nuclear Program

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by Eli Clifton* The Wall Street Journal’s opinion pages have long served as a welcoming home to pundits toeing a hawkish line on Iran, Iraq and a laundry list of foreign policy challenges facing the United States. Tuesday, the Journal’s editorial board exclusively… Continue Reading  

Elizabeth Rubin on the MEK

Media coverage of the Mujahedin-e Khalq’s (MEK) recent lobbying blitz has been picking up ahead of the U.S. Department of State’s soon to be announced decision on the group’s delisting request from the foreign terrorist organizations (FTO) list. Elizabeth Rubin of… Continue Reading  

What to do about Camp Ashraf

Any day now the U.S Department of State will announce whether or not it will remove the Mujahedin-e Khalq (MEK) from its Foreign Terrorist Organizations list. Well-funded and mostly unmonitored lobbying activities led to the group’s delisting in the EU… Continue Reading