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March 22nd, 2013
10:27 AM ET

Accidental gunshot at UN in 2007

Brian Todd reports on a shot accidentally fired by a Secret Service agent in 2007 at the UN. Was Iran's president there?

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Filed under: Brian Todd • Iran • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad • Secret Service • United Nations
March 13th, 2013
10:20 AM ET

Clerics angry Ahmadinejad hugged woman

Conservative clerics in Iran lash out at President Ahmadinejad for touching Hugo Chavez's mother. CNN's Reza Sayah reports.

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Filed under: Hugo Chavez • Iran • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
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.

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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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BLITZER'S BLOG: U.S. spends billions but will Iran win?
Pakistani President Asif Ali Zardari, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi, Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, and Afghan President Hamid Karzai gather in Tehran, Iran on Saturday, June 25.
June 27th, 2011
03:03 PM ET

BLITZER'S BLOG: U.S. spends billions but will Iran win?

(CNN) – The story in “The Wall Street Journal” is disturbing. The headline: “Iran Woos U.S. Allies as Troops Withdraw.”

It notes that Iran’s Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is aggressively moving to cement ties with the leaders of Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq and clearly scoring points – at the expense of the U.S.

In recent days, Hamid Karzai, Asif Ali Zardari and Jalal Talabani went to Tehran as part of a continuing effort to improve their respective ties with the Iranian regime.
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