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Did the U.S. Special Forces Under Bush/Cheney Train Iranians Now on Terror List?

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American Special Forces provided training during the George W. Bush administration to a terrorist group bent on the overthrow of the Iranian government, according to the New Yorker. According to a story by investigative journalist Seymour Hersh, the Joint Special Operations Command spent time during Bush's second term in office training members of the Mujahideen-e-Khalq (MEK), a dissident Iranian opposition group that was first listed as a foreign terrorist organization by the State Department in 1997. Beginning in 2005, MEK members were brought to a remote location in the Nevada desert where they were taught cryptography, 'small-unit tactics, and weaponry,' according to the story. The training was discontinued before Bush left office.

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