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  • USAHow Obama Could Tame Iran

    How Obama Could Tame Iran

    ... To start a broader dialogue on the nuclear issue, Obama would have to take one crucial step sought by Iran: end CIA and Special Forces support for insurgents seeking to overthrow the Islamic republic, especially Kurdish separatists and the Iraq-based Mujahedin-e Khalq. This move…

  • Mujahedin Khalq; A proxy forceLooking for a few good spies

    Looking for a few good spies

    Behind her smile is a saleswoman's savvy -- and a revolutionary's zeal to prove that she and her mysterious husband, Massoud Rajavi, are neither cultists nor terrorists. Maryam Rajavi is demanding that the exile groups they lead together, centered on the Mujahedin-e Khalq (People's Holy…

  • Human Rights Abuse within Mujahedin Khalq OrganizationMEK;a terror group;a cult or a source of intelligence ?

    MEK;a terror group;a cult or a source of intelligence ?

    A controversial exile movement cited by President George W. Bush as a source of information on Iran's nuclear ambitions is condemned for psychologically and physically abusing its own members in a new report by Human Rights Watch....former MEK/PMOI members told Human Rights Watch that when…

  • Mujahedin Khalq; A proxy forceAshcroft's Baghdad Connection

    Ashcroft’s Baghdad Connection

    The case of Ashcroft and the MKO shows just how murky fighting terrorism can sometimes get. State Department officials first designated the MKO a "foreign terrorist organization" in 1997, accusing the Baghdad-based group of a long series of bombings, guerilla cross-border raids and targeted assassinations…

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