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  • Photo of US restricts its support for Regime change in Iran: What happened?

    US restricts its support for Regime change in Iran: What happened?

    Mike Pompeo, a man who played an important role in General Soleimani’s assassination directed his diplomats to restrict their connections with forces that support a regime change in Iran. What changed in US policy towards Iran? What deal broke out between two arch-rivals? An Iran…

  • Photo of Pompeo orders diplomats not to meet with MEK and other opposition groups

    Pompeo orders diplomats not to meet with MEK and other opposition groups

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sent a cable to all US missions overseas ordering diplomats not to meet with Iranian opposition groups without specific approval because it could further exacerbate tensions with the Iranian regime. “Many exiled Iranian opposition groups try to engage U.S. officials…

  • Photo of Bolton bolts and Iran war fever suddenly drops

    Bolton bolts and Iran war fever suddenly drops

    The price of oil fell by 2.2% just minutes after news spread that US National Security Advisor John Bolton was out of a job. In an instant, the prospect of a catastrophic war in the Middle East seemed to recede dramatically. Bolton is famously the…

  • Photo of MEK loses its ally in the White House

    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 this administration’s Iran policy is shaped and implemented.…

  • Photo of US admin not backing MEK Terrorists

    US admin not backing MEK Terrorists

    President Donald Trump moves to cut off Iran oil exports; decision could roil markets WASHINGTON – Seeking to cut off Iran’s top source of income, the Trump administration announced Monday it would sanction any country, including U.S. allies, that imports Iranian oil, a move that…

  • Photo of Pompeo distanced the administration from the MEK

    Pompeo distanced the administration from the MEK

    Pompeo also distanced the administration from the People's Mujahedin of Iran, or MEK (Mujahedin-e Khalq), an anti-regime group that the U.S. once designated as a foreign terrorist organization.

  • Photo of US envoy to UN denies Giuliani’s claim that Trump wants ‘revolution’ in Iran

    US envoy to UN denies Giuliani’s claim that Trump wants ‘revolution’ in Iran

    US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says Washington is not seeking to overthrow Iran’s government, denying claims by President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani that the US favored a “revolution” in Iran. “The United States is not looking to do a regime…

  • Photo of Risk with Iran Deal Decision

    Risk with Iran Deal Decision

    In 2002 and 2003, as the United States geared up for the invasion of Iraq, many protests broke out across the country, as did a passionate public debate about why America was going to war and whether it should. That debate, sadly, was not proportionately…

  • US Resettles Last MEK Members in Albania

    US Resettles Last MEK Members in Albania

    The MEK helped Hussein’s forces suppress Shiite and Kurdish uprisings after the 1991 Gulf War. It also attempted an attack against the Iranian mission to the United Nations in 1992 and was thought to be responsible for attacks on Iranian officials in the 1990s. The…

  • John Kerry: Moving Mojahedin Khalq from Iraq to Albania was an important accomplishment

    John Kerry: Moving Mojahedin Khalq from Iraq to Albania was an important accomplishment

    And their departure concludes a significant American diplomatic initiative that has assured the safety of more than 3,000 MEK/MKO/PMOI members whose lives have been under threat. And as everybody remembers, the camp they were in had on many occasions been shelled. There were people killed…

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