November 24, 2017

MEK sense: Lift ‘Terror’ Designation on Iranian Group

The Washington Times Since the theocratic regime of Ayatollah Khomeini seized power in 1979, and under Khomeini’s successors, Iran has consistently out-maneuvered the United States and our allies through a crafty combination of diplomatic manipulation; exploitation of commercial considerations; support for terrorists and kidnappers; the use of proxy agents in Iraq, Lebanon and elsewhere; and, in recent years, playing the nuclear card.  Earlier this year, we were relieved to see the 15 British sailors and marines return home from their captivity in Iran unharmed. But it is shocking and galling that Iran managed to win a propaganda victory over the West through a brazen act of piracy on … [Read more...]

Missing the Mark on Iran

FrontPageMagazine.com By Ali Safavi Friday, January 27, 2006 [Below is Ali Safavi's response to Michael Rubin's article on the Mujahedeen-e Khalq in our Leftwing Monsters series. Michael Rubin's response to Mr. Safavi is also in this issue. You can read it by clicking here -- The Editors] As a sociologist who has known, closely studied the history and followed the activities of the main Iranian opposition group, the Mujahedeen-e Khalq (MEK), in the past 34 years, I read with amazement and somewhat dismay Michael Rubin's "Monsters of the Left," (FrontPageMagazine, January 13, 2006)[i]. His article purports to be a scholarly survey of the assistance provided by “the Left” to the MEK. I was … [Read more...]