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Iranians Fault Rice’s Dismissal of Letter

An Iranian diplomat says that Condoleezza Rice squandered a potential “turning point” in U.S.-Iranian relations by her “hasty” rejection of a letter from the Iranian president to Bush. (Read the letter)

Posted on May 10, 2006 READ MORE


Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
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Iranian Leader Invites Bush to Join in Theocracy

President Ahmadinejad, in his somewhat rambling letter to Bush, encourages him to abandon democracy in favor of theocracy. (Sam Harris might observe that America wouldn’t have far to go in that respect.) The Iranian leader also criticized Bush’s use of secret CIA prisons, and mentioned the nuclear issue only indirectly.

  • N.Y. Times article on the letter
  • The translated letter in full
  • Condoleezza Rice dismisses the letter
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    Posted on May 9, 2006 READ MORE


    Iran Lifts Ban on CNN After Apology

    CNN had mistranslated the Iranian president as saying Iran had a right to use nuclear “weapons,” rather than nuclear “technology.” | story

    Posted on Jan 17, 2006 READ MORE


    Iran ‘Does Not Need Nuclear Arms’

    The Iranian president, while claiming that his nuclear research is peaceful, slammed the “double standards” of the West and those who seek to “make peace for themselves by creating war for others.” | story
    Perhaps he’s right, but this guy is also a Holocaust denier.
    Update: And now he wants to hold a debate on the scale and consequences of the Holocaust.

    Posted on Jan 14, 2006 READ MORE


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