August 5, 2011

U.S. Silent on Iran's Kurdish Raids

Barbara Slavin, Asia Times

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Washington won't comment on claims it tacitly supports Iranian efforts against the Kurdish Party of Free Life for Kurdistan and the Mujahideen-e Khalq - outfits the United States deems terrorist organizations. While shelling of the Kurdish group's hideout suits US interests, American officials say emptying the cult-like MEK's camp could provoke a mass suicide.

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