We Are on the Offensive

Some 20 miles northwest of Paris, in the bucolic town of Auvers-sur-Oise, where Vincent van Gogh painted and died, the afternoon calm was broken only by the sound of workers adding another wing to the residence-in-exile of Mujahedin Leader Massoud Rajavi. Both the setting and the air of expectancy that pervaded last week were reminiscent of another place and time—when an exiled Ayatullah Ruhollah Khomeini held forth in the little village of Neauphle-le-Château just before Shah Mohammed Reza Pahlavi was overthrown in 1979. As half a dozen visitors waited under the fruit trees outside the blue-and-white tent that serves as his...

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