Daniel Larison

Posts tagged “Mujahideen-e Khalq”

The Week’s Most Interesting Reads

Maximum pressure is failing. Nicholas Miller refutes Mike Pompeo’s defense of the …

Posted August 16th, 2019

Pro-MEK Propaganda Paid for By Your Tax Dollars

It is disgusting that a totalitarian cult that has American blood on its hands receives such glowing coverage from a network funded by our government.

Posted August 13th, 2019

Giuliani’s Cuckoo Praise for the MEK

When Giuliani affirms that the MEK’s agenda “looks just like our Bill of Rights,” you begin to wonder if he has undergone some of the group’s brainwashing techniques.

Posted July 14th, 2019

Whitewashing the MEK Makes No Sense

This is the creepy and dangerous group that quite a few Iran hawks want to promote and possibly install as the next government of Iran.

Posted July 7th, 2019

Bolton’s Brazen Iran Lies Never Stop

He knows perfectly well that Iran isn’t seeking nuclear weapons, but he chooses to lie about all of this because that gets him closer to his goals of war and regime change.

Posted June 23rd, 2019

The MEK’s Fake Mouthpiece and Western Credulity

In this case, the fake persona was able to publish dozens of articles in Western news and opinion outlets promoting the MEK.

Posted June 9th, 2019

Bolton’s Relationship with the MEK Is a Scandal

No one foolish or fanatical enough to side with this cult should be entrusted with any government position.

Posted June 6th, 2019

Of Course Regime Change Is the Goal

All of these officials say demonstrably untrue things about Iranian behavior and their own behavior, and we should assume the same is true when they deny that they seek regime change.

Posted May 30th, 2019

Bolton Brazenly Lies About Iran Again

Iran is not seeking nuclear weapons, and it is grossly irresponsible to treat unfounded administration claims about this as anything other than propaganda and lies.

Posted May 29th, 2019

The Fanatic Running Trump’s Foreign Policy

Bolton’s critics were right to be alarmed when Trump appointed him, and I fear that many of us are not worried enough about where U.S. foreign policy is headed over the next two years.

Posted April 29th, 2019

The Iran Hawks’ Creepy Embrace of the MEK

Every time that a prominent American shills for the MEK, it is an insult to the genuine Iranian opposition.

Posted April 12th, 2019

Bolton and Trump’s Obvious Lies About Iran

Bolton and Trump are attempting to promote the lie that Iran is still seeking nuclear weapons to justify their aggressive and bankrupt Iran policy.

Posted February 11th, 2019

‘Restoring Democracy’ Is the New Code for Regime Change

The rhetoric of democracy “restoration” is no better than Bush-era claptrap about democracy promotion.

Posted November 10th, 2018

Bolton’s Favorite Deranged Cult

The Western politicians and officials that lend legitimacy to this group have discredited themselves on all matters relating to Iran.

Posted November 9th, 2018

The Fanaticism of the MEK’s Cheerleaders

Anyone who is cheerleading for the MEK is advertising both his ignorance of Iran and his hostility to the Iranian people.

Posted October 29th, 2018

McCain’s Foreign Policy Record

McCain specialized in matters of national security and foreign policy, and yet he had a remarkable knack for misjudging practically every major foreign policy issue of the last three decades.

Posted August 27th, 2018

The Despicable Hawkish Embrace of the MEK

This not only whitewashes a despicable organization that has the blood of Americans and Iranians on its hands, but it is an insult to genuine Iranian political reformers and dissidents.

Posted July 1st, 2018