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September 22nd, 2011
10:53 PM ET

Rice slams Ahmadinejad's behavior at U.N.

CNN's Wolf Blitzer talks to U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice to discuss Iran, Palestinian statehood and more.

SEE ALSO: Walkouts and fury: A look at Ahmadinejad's U.N. speeches


Filed under: Interviews • Iran • United Nations
September 22nd, 2011
10:41 PM ET

Richardson: Ahmadinejad weak at home

Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Bill Richardson talks to CNN's Wolf Blitzer about Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's U.N. address.

RELATED: BLITZER’S BLOG: My chance to chat with Iranian Pres. Ahmadinejad


Filed under: Bill Richardson • Interviews • Iran • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad • United Nations
BLITZER’S BLOG: My chance to chat with Iranian Pres. Ahmadinejad
September 22nd, 2011
05:41 PM ET

BLITZER’S BLOG: My chance to chat with Iranian Pres. Ahmadinejad

New York (CNN) – I had a rare opportunity to talk directly with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Thursday at a press event he held in New York after he addressed the U.N. General Assembly.

By most accounts, Ahmadinejad’s views are way out there. He stuck to his favorite talking points on a variety of topics ranging from America’s troubles, Israel, the uprising in the Middle East and homosexuality. When faced with negative questions about Iran, Ahmadinejad knew how to quickly deflect them and turn the conversation back toward the flaws of the United States. In our one hour together, the Iranian leader was asked about several of those issues. Here are just some of them:
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Filed under: Iran • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad • Wolf Blitzer
September 22nd, 2011
12:23 PM ET

TSA searches big hair for explosives

TSA agents in Atlanta stop a Texas woman to search her afro for explosives. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports.

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Filed under: Jeanne Moos • TSA
September 22nd, 2011
12:11 PM ET

'Stonewalling' in ATF gun probe?

A House investigator believes the Justice Department may be obstructing an ATF gun probe. CNN's Brian Todd reports.

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Dept. of Justice
September 22nd, 2011
12:09 PM ET

Euro debt crisis could spread to U.S.

Greece's debt issues could trigger a credit crisis and recession in Europe and the U.S. CNN's Lisa Sylvester explains.

RELATED STORY: Roundup: Euro contagion looms with Italy downgrade

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Filed under: Economy • Europe • Greece • Lisa Sylvester
September 22nd, 2011
12:07 PM ET

Ayalon: Israel stay out of U.S. politics

The deputy Israeli foreign minister says it was wrong for Israel's deputy speaker to join Gov. Perry in criticizing Obama.

RELATED STORY: Perry's Middle East stance both religious and political

September 22nd, 2011
11:45 AM ET

Shaath: We have right to U.N. membership

Palestinian Authority official Nabil Shaath requests U.N. membership and insists on a freeze on Israeli settlements.

RELATED STORY: Palestinian statehood issue coming to a boil at U.N.

September 22nd, 2011
11:34 AM ET

Suskind admits 'typos' in Obama book

CNN's Wolf Blitzer speaks to author Ron Suskind about his new book about the Obama administration, "Confidence Men."

RELATED STORY: Book claims White House hostile to women


Filed under: Interviews • White House
September 22nd, 2011
10:58 AM ET

Perry's tough talk on Israel

Presidential candidate Rick Perry's critics question his tough talk on Israel. CNN's Jim Acosta reports.

RELATED STORY: Perry's Middle East stance both religious and political