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Noun: MKO
  1. A terrorist organization formed in the 1960s by children of Iranian merchants; sought to counter the Shah of Iran's pro-western policies of modernization and opposition to communism; following a philosophy that mixes Marxism and Islam it now attacks the Islamic fundamentalists who deposed the Shah
    - People's Mujahedin of Iran, Mujahidin-e Khalq Organization, MEK, People's Mujahidin of Iran, Mujahidin-e Khalq Organisation [Brit]

Type of: foreign terrorist organisation [Brit], foreign terrorist organization, FTO, terrorist group, terrorist organisation [Brit], terrorist organization

Encyclopedia: MKO