How has the MEK – Rajavi cult – resisted disintegration

How has the MEK – Rajavi cult – resisted disintegration

MEK Rajavi cult resisted disintegrationEbrahim Khodabandeh, Iran Interlink, August 27 2019:… The Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MEK, MKO, NCR, NLA, Rajavi Cult), an armed opposition to the Islamic Republic of Iran, faced dramatic changes after Iraq was invaded by US forces in 2003, and Saddam Hussein, the only state sponsor of the leader Massoud Rajavi, was toppled. John Bolton, who served as the US government representative to the UN at the time, was the key lobbyist for the MEK. He was and is a regular paid attendee of Maryam Rajavi’s annual meetings. Several others, like Bolton, also desire to intensify conflict with Iran for the political and economic benefit of an elite rather than in the national interests of the US. How has the MEK – Rajavi cult – resisted disintegration

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How has the MEK (Rajavi cult) resisted disintegration?

Ebrahim Khodabandeh

The Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MEK, MKO, NCR, NLA, Rajavi Cult), an armed opposition to the Islamic Republic of Iran, faced dramatic changes after Iraq was invaded by US forces in 2003, and Saddam Hussein, the only state sponsor of the leader Massoud Rajavi, was toppled.

MEK Rajavi cult resisted disintegration

Ebrahim Khodabandeh

Ebrahim Khodabandeh

According to the RAND report, the US recognized the cult base Ashraf as a base of the enemy and therefore once the MEK surrendered to the US military, the group was disarmed. But soon instructions from Washington kept the cult intact in their base in Iraq and protection was granted.

John Bolton, who served as the US government representative to the UN at the time, was the key lobbyist for the MEK. He was and is a regular paid attendee of Maryam Rajavi’s annual meetings. Several others, like Bolton, also desire to intensify conflict with Iran for the political and economic benefit of an elite rather than in the national interests of the US.

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All through the years since the overthrow of Saddam Hussein in Iraq in 2003, the subsequent Iraqi governments have insisted that the terrorist group – which was considered a threat to national security – be expelled from Iraq.

Finally, the US administration entered talks with the Albanian authorities and with the efforts of Hillary Clinton, who was the Secretary of State at the time, the group was moved to Tirana. The aim was to disband the group and reintegrate the individuals back into normal society. At that time this was called a humanitarian act which had no political purpose.

After the new administration took office in Washington and John Bolton became the National Security Adviser and Rudy Giuliani, who has visited Maryam Rajavi several times, became President Trump’s personal advocate, these plans changed and a remote isolated base belonging to the US air force was granted to the terrorist cult to build a new closed camp. The aim was to stop further defections from the group which had become easy after moving from Camp Liberty in Iraq to apartment blocks in Tirana city.

The US promised the Albanian authorities that the MEK presence in their country was temporary and there would be no costs or problems for the Albanian government. This is not the case now of course which is the consequence of new officials taking over the White House.

The policy of the Trump administration has been to exert maximum pressure on Iran to make the government yield to US demands. Supporting a terrorist cult, which claimed at least six US citizens lives in Tehran before the revolution and abandoning the program to disband the cult is part of this policy. A policy which is proving to be totally wrong and which so far has sent all the achievements of the former US administration down the drain.

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The MEK leaders prevented the disintegration of the group with the direct help of the US team of hard liners under president Trump. Now the cult is in Albania and represents a security threat to Europe more than anywhere else.

One might ask, did Donald Trump mean to threaten Iran or Europe? The Iraqis managed to rid their country of the terrorist cult. Could Europe in general and Albania in particular manage to do the same?

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White House crumbling under the weight of Bolton’s ambitions

White House crumbling under the weight of Bolton’s ambitionsEbrahim Khodabandeh, Iran Interlink, May 24 2019:… Bolton believes that Massoud (or Maryam) Rajavi of the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MEK, MKO, Rajavi cult), just like Ahmed Chalabi during the war against Iraq, can be beneficial in creating excuses and repeating the White House’s wishes under the banner of a so-called opposition group White House crumbling under the weight of Bolton’s ambitions. 

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White House crumbling under the weight of Bolton’s ambitions

White House crumbling under the weight of Bolton’s ambitions

White House crumbling under the weight of Bolton’s ambitions

John Bolton, Donald Trump’s national security adviser in the White House (who was the US ambassador to the UN during the Iraq War in George Bush’s administration), along with Benjamin Netanyahu and Muhammad Bin Salman have for a long time been in a ‘warmonger club’ which has striven to drag the United States into a war with Iran, paid for by US citizens for the benefit of a small elite.

Bolton believes that Massoud (or Maryam) Rajavi of the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MEK, MKO, Rajavi cult), just like Ahmed Chalabi during the war against Iraq, can be beneficial in creating excuses and repeating the White House’s wishes under the banner of a so-called opposition group. The Rajavi terrorist cult has always been ready to offer its treacherous services to any bidder. And Bolton, after Saddam Hussein, is eager to use them.

The Saudis provide the funds, the Israelis provide the propaganda means and lobbying, and Rajavi plays the role of the loudspeaker while Bolton lays claim to the ammunition – all to launch a new war no matter what the cost.

Bolton has repeatedly announced his desire for regime change in Iran through the imposition of severe sanctions followed by military action. This wish has been constantly publicized by the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization to prepare the world, and in particular western public opinion, for another disastrous war.

Trump has announced that a war with Iran would be the end of the country. This assessment is absolutely wrong. Apart from the trio of warmongers, no official in the world has agreed with that assessment. On the contrary they all advise that such a war would become the US’s tragedy.

When Trump took office, he rejected the Iran nuclear agreement – a UN Security Council resolution signed by 7 major countries. He promised to get a better deal with Iran and introduced 12 unacceptable demands thereby setting foot on the path of no return.

Bolton’s ambitions and Trump’s lack of knowledge and experience have put the United States in a situation of complete deadlock. As time passes the US administration sinks deeper into the swamp they have created themselves. Getting into a war or pulling back from their demands have both become impossible for them now.

The responsibility for all this rests on the shoulders of John Bolton and Rudi Giuliani and other warmongers who fed the president with false data and assessments and paved the ground for dragging the White House into the present deadlock.

The Bush administration entered into the war with Iraq in 2003 to bring peace and security to the region. How do they explain this to the families of over 4000 US servicemen and women killed in Iraq whose loved ones lost their lives in Iraq because some few individuals wanted to attack Saddam Hussein for supporting terrorist groups like the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization? The group which they are now supporting themselves.

US forces eventually pulled out of Iraq only to leave the situation much worse than before. In Syria the US intervention did not help anyone and Trump himself was a critic of his country’s military involvement there. In Afghanistan, US officials are negotiating with the Taliban after invading the country and changing their regime. The Israelis in Gaza and the Saudis in Yemen are involved in endless devastating wars which have no winners.

War with Iran is the dearest wish of John Bolton and other warmongers such as Rajavi, but none of them give a thought to the outcome for the US and do not care a jot about the country’s national interests.

But at the end of the day, Donald Trump should pay the price and be responsible toward his people. The American people have paid the price of all the US wars from Vietnam to Iraq.

It is the critical duty of the American nation and its elected representatives to stop John Bolton and remove him from the White House before it is too late, to go back to the nuclear deal and forget about the regime change policy, and lift the unjustified sanctions imposed on the people of Iran.

White House crumbling under the weight of Bolton’s ambitions

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MEK the most hated in Iran’s history

MEK, the most hated in Iran’s historyEbrahim Khodabandeh, May 13 2019:… Since I left the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MEK, MKO, Rajavi terrorist cult) and came back to Iran in 2003, I have realized that this cult is now much more hated by Iranians than the Tudeh Party, and these Iranians include every opposition to the Islamic Republic inside and outside the country. The MEK assassinated thousands of innocent people, they cooperated with the attacking enemy Saddam Hussein against the defenders of the borders, and far more than the Tudeh Party do not believe in Iran’s national security and interests.

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MEK the most hated in Iran’s history

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By Ebrahim Khodabandeh

When I was young, I remember how much the communist ‘Tudeh’ party was hated by Iranians. Not just because they were communist and did not believe in Islam, but mostly because they did not care for Iran’s national interests. They were so-called Internationalists and believed all socialist revolutions must be led by the former Soviet Union.

Iranians hated them because they only followed the interests and policies of the former USSR. They stood against the only democratically elected Prime Minister Mohammad Mosaddeq in Iran which led to his overthrow by an Anglo-American coup d’état in 1953.

Since I left the Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MEK, MKO, Rajavi terrorist cult) and came back to Iran in 2003, I have realized that this cult is now much more hated by Iranians than the Tudeh Party, and these Iranians include every opposition to the Islamic Republic inside and outside the country. The MEK assassinated thousands of innocent people, they cooperated with the attacking enemy Saddam Hussein against the defenders of the borders, and far more than the Tudeh Party do not believe in Iran’s national security and interests.

Recently, in an interview with the American Fox News, the Iranian reformist foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif described a ‘B-Team’ pushing the US towards “disaster” by clashing with Iran, and the MEK typically is trying by every possible means to jump on this bandwagon with the hope of gaining something for its cultic goals.

But a loser is always a loser. No matter what the future of Iran might be, the MEK certainly will have no place in Iran’s political and social scene since the cult is the most hated in Iran’s history.

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