Supporters of Iran's National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI) hold a rally opposite the entrance of 10 Downing Street in London, Jan. 4, 2018, the woman pictured is former MEK leader Maryam Rajavi. (AP/Frank Augstein)
Opinion

How the US Uses the “Leftist” MEK for Soft Aggression Against Iran

While the US doesn’t have all that much faith in the MEK as a credible and reliable proxy alternative, the group seems to be their best bet in helping open up Iran’s free markets, allying with NATO powers, and neutralizing Iran’s support for resistance movements in Gaza, Lebanon, and Yemen against US-backed allies Israel and Saudi Arabia.