Iran, the U.S. and EIKO

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Now that U.S. President Donald Trump has violated the internationally-recognized JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action), to the dismay of most of the world, and even most of the U.S.’s military experts, Iran can once again expect sanctions. This, of course, puts the U.S.’s European allies in an awkward position, since those that are signatories of the agreement plan to remain in it, since Iran is in complete compliance with the terms of the agreement.

One Iranian organization that is sure to feel the displaced wrath of the unstable U.S. president is the ‘Execution of Imam Khomeini’s Order’ (EIKO). This organization is controlled by the Ayatollah Khamenei, and that is sufficient for the U.S. to want to damage it.

But what is the EIKO? Is it a terrorist organization, like the U.S.’s Central American Agency (CIA), or Israel’s Israeli Defense Forces (IDF)? Let’s look at the purpose, as proclaimed by the Ayatollah:  “I’m concerned about solving problems of the deprived classes of the society. For instance, solve problems of 1000 villages completely. How good would be if 1000 points of the country are solved or 1000 schools are built in the country; prepare this organization for this purpose.”

The U.S. government, of course, is completely unconcerned about ‘solving problems of the deprived classes’ within the U.S., since at least 45 million U.S. citizens live below the government-established poverty line,…

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