Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Mujahideen-e Khalq”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

There is no better deal coming on the nuclear issue. Paul Pillar …

Posted February 27th, 2015

The Disgraceful Pro-MEK Campaign Continues

The group is understandably distrusted and loathed by most Iranians.

Posted February 19th, 2015

Why the Hard-liner Protest Candidacies Will Backfire

Paul is most likely to benefit from having more hard-liners in the race.

Posted February 10th, 2015

Foreign Policy Hawkishness Is a Dead End for the GOP

Future Republican candidates would be foolish to listen to Romney foreign policy advisers.

Posted October 22nd, 2014

The Hunt for the Elusive “Moderates”

The U.S. shouldn’t be trying to find suitable proxies in foreign civil wars in the first place.

Posted October 15th, 2014

The Shameless Pro-MEK Lobbying Continues

Just because the MEK is no longer listed as a terrorist organization …

Posted July 16th, 2013

The Illusion of Control

This Jeffrey Goldberg anecdote doesn’t convey the message he thinks it does: …

Posted June 19th, 2013

The Green Movement Wasn’t an Insurrection

Here is a quick reminder of why no one should listen to …

Posted April 17th, 2013

The “Rehabilitation” of the MEK

The Christian Science Monitor reported on the opening of the MEK’s office …

Posted April 16th, 2013

The Next Pro-MEK Lobbying Effort Is About to Begin

No one could have ever seen this coming: Members of Congress and …

Posted September 29th, 2012

The Mistaken Decision to De-List the MEK

Paul Pillar’s response to the de-listing of the MEK is exactly right: …

Posted September 23rd, 2012

Even If He Doesn’t Order an Attack, Romney’s Iran Policy Could Be Dangerous

Noah Millman comments on the debate between Sullivan and Frum on Romney’s …

Posted September 2nd, 2012

The Greed, Cluelessness, and Poor Judgment of the MEK’s American Advocates

U.S. News recently published a long article on the pro-MEK lobbying effort …

Posted July 8th, 2012

The MEK Still Has Not Changed

Nicole Gibson notices that the columnist Clarence Page also spoke at the …

Posted July 3rd, 2012

Gingrich the Historian Strikes Again

Max Fisher recounts Gingrich’s recent attendance at an MEK event in Paris: …

Posted July 2nd, 2012

Romney and the MEK

Ivan Sascha Sheehan takes to the pages of Haaretz to offer the …

Posted June 21st, 2012