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John Bolton’s Islamic-Marxist MEK

Posted on: 2019/06/06

John Limbert, The American Prospect. June 06 2019:…Mujahedin-e-Khalq organization, or MEK. whose logo features a red star, a Quranic verse, and a rifle, began in the 1960s as so-called “Islamic-Marxists.” With a militant, anti-American reinterpretation of Shia Islam, they fought alongside Ayatollah Khomeini against the Iranian monarchy. Two years after the revolution, the Islamists in Khomeini’s coalition turned on the group and crushed it after bloody street battles and assassinations. And John Bolton goal is clear: the downfall of the Islamic Republic, by war if necessary, and its replacement by his paymasters, the bizarre cultists of the Mujahedin-e-Khalq organization, or MEK. John Bolton’s Islamic-Marxist MEK