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Judge Barrett Mujahedin-e-Khalq Ties

Amy Coney Barrett, President Trump’s nominee to join the Supreme Court, once represented an affiliate of an Iranian exile group as it challenged its State Department designation as a foreign terrorist organization. “With today’s actions,…

Rudy Giuliani and MEK

Inside Giuliani’s dual roles: Power-broker-for-hire and shadow foreign policy adviser The president’s personal attorney Rudolph W. Giuliani was on the phone in late 2018, pressing administration officials about his latest agenda item. a man…

Never knowingly engage with the Mujahideen-e Khalq

Trump, Iran’s Rouhani descend on same corner of New York but remain far apart After months of lobbing threats and vowing military reprisals, President Trump will find himself on the same block of midtown Manhattan as Iranian President…

MEK loses its ally in the White House

Bolton’s departure will fundamentally alter Trump’s Iran policy Whether national security adviser John Bolton was fired by President Trump or he quit is irrelevant. The change in foreign policy leadership will have a profound impact on how…

Trolls to make US Iran Case

Why does the U.S. need trolls to make its Iran case? This weekend, a new wrinkle was added to the ongoing saga about the information war over Iran policy: the stunning revelation that an online persona that was cited by the Trump…

In U.N. speech, Trump fails (again) to make his Iran case

The MEK is widely considered a cult because of its suspected brainwashing and torture of its own members — especially those who attempt to leave the organization — so current and former U.S. officials working on Iran have quietly ....

The MeK has paid Giuliani handsomely for years

Rudolph W. Giuliani, a Republican Party grandee and President Trump's newly appointed lawyer, made a telling remark over the weekend. At a gathering organized by a group of activists opposed to Iran's government, the former New York mayor…

Giuliani was paid advocate for shady Iranian dissident group

Throughout the first term of the Obama administration, Iranian American organizations with extensive links to the MEK/MKO/PMOI paid prominent U.S. national security officials to speak on behalf of the group. They also contributed heavily to…

Final group of Iranian dissidents leaves Iraq camp

U.S. State Department spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau thanked the governments of Albania and Iraq.“We are grateful to the Government of Iraq for facilitating the departure of the MEK/MKO/PMOI. And we are specially appreciative of the…