March 29, 2017

Dean calls on U.S. to protect Iranian group

POLITICO Former Governor and DNC Chairman Howard Dean, as I noted earlier, has emerged abruptly as America's most vocal supporter of the embattled Mujahadeen-e-Khalq (MEK), a controversial Iranian opposition group based in part in Iraq. Dean held a press conference today at the National Press Club to denounce the Iraq Government's violent effort to push more than 3,000 MEK members from one refugee camp to another, something that happened after the camp lost its U.S. military protection and that's seen as a favor by the Iraqis to Iran's government. Dean told me in a telephone interview this afternoon that the U.S. troops should return to the camp. "We’re not looking to have an … [Read more...]