Analysis: Iranian Terrorist Group Enjoys US, EU Protection

By JOSEPH FITSANAKIS | intelNews.org |
The Mujahedeen-e Khalq (MEK), also known as the People’s Mujahedeen Organization of Iran, is one of several armed groups deemed terrorist by Washington and the European Union (EU). On January 26, however, the EU decided to remove MEK from its official list of terrorist organizations, a move that some observers believe was secretly supported by the US. This is because, despite MEK’s terrorist designation, Washington has routinely collaborated with it since 2003, prompted by the group’s fierce opposition to the regime in Tehran. In 2003, when the US invaded Iraq, American forces entered Camp Ashraf, MEK’s main military base in Iraq, to find “armored personnel carriers, artillery, anti-aircraft guns and vehicles […] along with more than 2,000 well-maintained tanks”. However, even though the group if officially classified by the US as terrorist, US troops were ordered by the Pentagon to give military protection to MEK armed groups in Iraq. Since then, Western correspondents in Iraq have frequently reported that US military personnel “regularly escort MEK supply runs between Baghdad and […] Camp Ashraf”. Read article →

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2 Responses to Analysis: Iranian Terrorist Group Enjoys US, EU Protection

  1. lorna.ir says:

    Thank you for your article
    I feel sorry fo the US which instead of working against terrorism, cooperates with them.
    But requires others to be worried about its security and fight against its enemies

  2. Anonymous says:

    Put REZA PAHLAVI back in power!! DONT WORK WITH ahmadinejad!! the ENTIRE islamic regime must be destroyed!! help the iranian people get rid of this tyrannical islamic regime!! it is time for the US to step up and help the iranian people NOT islam!!

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