Raymond Tanter

Raymond Tanter has a long history of association with the Ultra-Violent Islamic/Marxist Terrorist Group the Mujahedin-e Khalq. Tanter who is a professor emeritus at the University of Michigan has deeply involved himself in both furthering and financing groups that the US Government and other credible organizations clearly say are fronts for terrorism. Tanter is a spokesman and fundraiser for the Mujahedin-e Khalq also known as the MEK or MKO. Despite the fact that the MEK has been involved in the brutal murder of innocent men, women, and children, as well as terrorist attacks on the US Military Tanter chooses to associate himself with Mujahedin-e Khalq front organizations. If we apply President Bush’s definition of Terrorism then we must conclude that Raymond Tanter is a Terrorist.

University of Michigan Biography

Raymond Tanter Professor Emeritus Ph.D., Indiana rtanter@umich.edu As Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Research Associate at the Middle East Center at The University of Michigan, Tanter taught courses on the Arab-Israeli Conflict, International Security Affairs, and Ballistic Missile Defense. As Visiting Fellow at The Washington Institute for Near East Policy in 2001, Raymond Tanter wrote “Rogue Nations, Least–Responsible States, and Hostile States.” It is to be a part of book manuscript entitled Rational Rogues: Deterrence and Defense. In 2001–2002, Tanter is Scholar–in–Residence at The Middle East Institute in Washington, where he is testing the validity of rational choice ideas in explaining U.S. policies regarding Iran. Selected Publications

Raymond Tanter and Richard H. Ullman (eds.) Theory and Policy in International Relations: (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1972). Raymond Tanter, Modeling and Managing International Conflicts: The Berlin Crises, (Beverly Hills CA: Sage Publications, 1974). Janice Gross Stein and Raymond Tanter, Rational Decision making: Israel’s Security Choices, 1967, (Columbus OH: Ohio State University Press, 1980). Raymond Tanter, Who’s at the Helm? Lessons of Lebanon, (Boulder CO: Westview Press, 1990). Raymond Tanter, Rogue Regimes: Terrorism and Proliferation (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998 hardback; 1999 revised paperback). Raymond Tanter and John Psarouthakis, Balancing in the Balkans (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1999).

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