Bolton and the Noxious U.S.-Saudi Relationship


By Daniel Larison, The American ConservativeThe reaction to Bolton’s appointment abroad has been mostly negative, but Bruce Riedel reports that the Saudis are very pleased:    The Saudis are very…

Is Albania a Partner of the US In Supporting International Terrorism?

On March 22, 2018 the former Mayor of New York and adviser to President Trump, Rudy Giuliani was in Tirana. He was invited to Albania’s capital by Maryam Rajavi, the head of the Mojahedin-e Khalq (MEK)

Why Bolton’s MEK Connection Matters


By Daniel Larison
Jason Rezaian comments on Bolton’s enthusiasm for the Mujahideen-e Khalq (MEK) and what it means for U.S. Iran policy:    The MEK is the type of fringe group that sets up camp…

The MEK: From Revolutionary Group to Imperialist Asset


By Jim CareyThe MEK’s violent past makes it clear why its only remaining friends are those who seek regime change in Iran at any cost.With the recent protests across Iran, some people are, for the…

When the US Pledged Not to Intervene in Iran’s Internal Affairs


by Soraya Sepahpour-UlrichThe 1981 Algiers Accords laid out the legal framework for US-Iranian relations, including provisions forbidding interference in each other’s internal politics and a ban on…

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