Masoud Banisadr

Masoud Banisadr

Masoud Banisadr (not to be confused with Abolhassan Banisadr, First President of Islamic Republic) is an Iranian historian and political analyst. He is a former senior member of the Iranian opposition group the Mujahideen-e-Khalq Organization (MEK), and was its representative in the United States from 1990-96. Banisadr left the MEK in June 1996 and has lived in London since. He finished his PhD research in chemical engineering and engineering mathematics at Newcastle University in 1981. Banisadr's book "Masoud: Memoirs of an Iranian Rebel" is widely regarded as the most authoritative ideological exposition of the MEKFact|date=February 2007

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