US Foreign Policy

Published on August 29th, 2011 | by Jasmin Ramsey


MEK Articles and Resources

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The following is an incomplete listing of some informative critical reports, articles and other media about the Mujahideen-e-khalq (MEK).

U.S. Government Report on the People’s Mojahedin of Iran – U.S. State Department, 1994

2002 and 2004 FBI Reports

The Cult of Rajavi – Elizabeth Rubin, New York Times, 2003

Masoud: Memoirs of an Iranian Rebel – Masoud Banisadr, 2004

No Exit: Human Rights Abuses Inside the Mojahedin Khalq Camps – Human Rights Watch, 2005

Exiles: How Iran’s Expatriates are Gaming the Nuclear Threat – Connie Bruck, New Yorker, 2006

Cult of the Chameleon – Al Jazeera Witness documentary by Maziar Bahari, 2007

Iran Nuke Laptop Data Came from Terror Group – Gareth Porter, Inter Press Service, 2008

The Mujahedin-e Khalq in Iraq: A Policy Conundrum - The Rand Corporation, 2009

Hillary Clinton’s crucial choice on Iran – Mohsen Kadivar and Ahmad Sadr, Salon, 2011

Washington’s Favorite Terrorists – Trita Parsi, Huffington Post, 2011

Chewing Gum for Terrorists – David Cole, New York Times, 2011

Iranian Exile Group Poses Vexing Issue for U.S. in Iraq – Tim Arango, New York Times, 2011

Iranian terrorist group has close US allies – Jasmin Ramsey, Al Jazeera English, 2011

The Enemy of Iran’s Enemy – Barbara Slavin, Foreign Policy, 2011

The Foolish Embrace of the MEK – Daniel Larison, American Conservative (Eunomia Blog), 2011

Iranian group’s big-money push to get off US terrorist list – Scott Peterson, Christian Science Monitor, 2011

Mujahideen-e Khalq: Former U.S. Officials Make Millions Advocating For Terrorist Organization – Christina Wilkie, Huffington Post, 2011

An Iranian Cult and Its American Friends – Elizabeth Rubin, New York Times Magazine, 2011

How to Help the People of Camp Ashraf – Tehran Bureau, Dokhi Fassihian and Trita Parsi, 2011

Attendees Bused Into MEK Rally, Some Of Whom ‘Don’t Really Understand What The MEK Is’ – Zaid Jilani, Think Progress, 2011

The Lobbying that Shouldn’t be Happening – Paul Pillar, National Interest Blog, 2011

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Jasmin Ramsey is the editor of LobeLog and a journalist with a special focus on US-Iran relations. Her articles have appeared in numerous print and online publications including the Inter Press Service (IPS News), the Guardian, Al Jazeera English, Le Monde Diplomatique and Guernica Magazine. You can email her at jasmin[dot]ramsey[at]gmail[dot]com.

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