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 WBAI Sunday News 
 
 News Report
 RAMSEY CLARK, CYNTHIA MCKINNEY, RAMONA AFRICA, DR. AHMEDINEJAD
 Fred Nguyen  
 Attribution Non-commercial (by-nc) 
EVERY SEPTEMBER, THE UNITED NATIONS MEETS IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY. THIS YEAR'S NEWS STORIES WERE ABOUT THE PROVOCATIVE STATEMENTS MADE BY IRAN'S PRESIDENT MAHMOUD AHMEDINEJAD, ON THURSDAY, ABOUT CAPITALISM AND HIS QUESTIONING THE U.S. GOVERNMENT'S ROLE IN THE 9/11 ATTACK AND ITS USE TO START A WAR ON TERROR, A COMMENT THAT CAUSED THE U.S. DELEGATION AND EUROPEAN NATIONS TO WALK OUT OF THE ASSEMBLY HALL IN PROTEST.

WITH IRAN UNDER U.N. ECONOMIC SANCTIONS FOR ITS NUCLEAR PROGRAM, PRESIDENT AHMEDINEJAD HAS BEEN REGULARLY PORTRAYED IN THE WESTERN PRESS AS AN ANTI-SEMITIC VILAIN PRONE TO MAKING OUTLANDISH STATEMENTS. HIS LATEST POLITICALLY CHARGED VIEWS, HOWEVER, SEEM TO HAVE CAUGHT HIS DETRACTORS BY SURPRISE, AS IT WAS NOT GENERALLY KNOWN THAT ON TUESDAY, HE HAD MET WITH ABOUT TWO HUNDRED ANTI-WAR AND LEFT-LEANING ACTIVISTS AT THE WARWICK HOTEL IN MIDTOWN MANHATTAN.

WBAI FRED NGUYEN WAS AT THE MEETING AND HE FILES THIS REPORT:

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00:03:28 English 2010-09-21
 MANHATTAN, NYC
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