according to a declassified US intelligence report, iran backed away from its nuclear weapons program in 2003. on the situation room monday, CNN’s wolf blitzer and others seemed to imply that this report shows iran’s motives are peaceful and that the bush administration’s tough talk since 2003 has been inappropriate.
but wait! […]
first there was time magazine.
then anderson cooper.
then columbia university.
now, 60 minutes (actually his 60 minutes interview came before his visit to new york city and columbia university, but i tivo’d the news show and just got around to watching it today).
highlights from the 60 minutes interview:
(1) aqua velvet head has to […]
iranian president mahmoud ahmadinejad, at columbia university today, responded as follows to a comment about iran’s well-documented practice of executing homosexuals:
In Iran we don’t have homosexuals like in your country. We don’t have that like in your country. … In Iran we do not have this phenomenon. I don’t know who’s told you that we […]
(in this heartwarming video, aqua velvet head, a peaceful man, leads a froth-mouthed crowd in chants of “death to israel!”)
(sounding completely amiable, aqua velvet head, a peaceful man, promises an explosion of anger in the arab world over israel’s ‘corrupt’ existence will soon spill over into the west. absolutely charming! — and probably peaceful!)