Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Articles

Iran’s Supreme Investor

To make sanctions bite, the U.S. and its Western allies should target companies controlled by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
2:31 PM, Jan 05, 2013

Last month, the Obama administration added seven new Iranian companies, because of proliferation concerns, to the ever-growing list of sanctioned Iranian entities. Yet, as important as this latest move is, one crucial category of Iranian entities is still missing from U.S. policy—companies owned or controlled by Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

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Report: With Obama Reelected, Iran Open to Talks

11:50 AM, Nov 09, 2012

The Washington Post is reporting that an article published on the Iranian Ministry of Intelligence website suggests that Tehran is open to talks. According to the Post, the document is a “sober analysis assessing the possible threat of a military confrontation over Iran’s nuclear program and highlighting the benefits of negotiations to avert a deeper crisis.”

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Iran Propaganda Outlet Bases News Story on Onion Article

9:41 AM, Sep 28, 2012

Still basking in the glory of his latest appearance at the U.N., Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad now heads back to Tehran with his head held high after winning yet more American hearts and minds.

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Special Report Panel on Libya, Ahmadinejad

6:33 AM, Sep 27, 2012

Steve Hayes, with A.B. Stoddard and Kirsten Powers, yesterday on Fox News: 

And here's Special Report Online:

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Iran's 'Think Tank' Outreach

4:45 PM, Sep 26, 2012

On August 24, 2012, the German daily Tagesspiegel reported a dismaying decision by the German Academic Exchange Service, or Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD).

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Ahmadinejad Says Israel Will Be 'Eliminated'

3:32 PM, Sep 24, 2012

Speaking in New York today, Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Israel will be "eliminated." Ahmadinejad made the remarks to reporters. He's in New York in for the United Nations General Assembly.

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Report: Ahmadinejad to Meet with Occupy Wall Street

12:12 PM, Sep 24, 2012

A report today in an official outlet of the Iranian regime claims that Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, the president of Iran, will meet with members of the Occupy Wall Street movement. Ahmadinejad is currently in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly, where these reported meetings will take place.

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Obama Refers to Israel Concern Over Iran as 'Noise'

Calls Israel "one of our closest allies in the region."
7:02 PM, Sep 23, 2012

In an interview to air tonight on CBS's 60 Minutes, President Barack Obama will refer to Israel's concern over Iran's march toward a nuclear program as "noise."

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Ahmadinejad Again Calls for Israel's Annihilation

12:12 PM, Aug 02, 2012

The Jerusalem Post reports that Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad again called for the annihilation of the state of Israel. "In a speech published on his website Thursday, Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said the ultimate goal of world forces must be the annihilation of Israel," reports the Post.

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Ahmadinejad Mocks Romney

9:00 AM, Jul 31, 2012

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who has famously called for the destruction of Israel, the Jewish state, is mocking Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney for his recent visit there.

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Pentagon: Iran Continues to Support Taliban, Oppose U.S.

4:25 PM, Jul 12, 2012

In a report to Congress authored in April, and posted online earlier this week by Bloomberg News, the Defense Department has once again accused Iran of supporting the Taliban. The unclassified assessment, which is titled “Annual Report on Military Power of Iran,” makes it clear that the U.S. remains the primary focus of Iran’s military and clandestine designs.

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How the Iranians Are Helping the Syrians

12:05 PM, Mar 24, 2012

Reuters reports that "Iran is providing a broad array of assistance to Syrian President Bashar Assad to help him suppress anti-government protests, from high-tech surveillance technology to guns and ammunition, U.S. and European security officials say."

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad 'Congratulates' Putin and Russia on 'Decisive Victory'

1:16 PM, Mar 05, 2012

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad "congratulated" Russian president Vladimir Putin and the Russian people for the strongman's "decisive victory" Sunday night. The message was posted on the Iranian foreign ministry website (and translated using Google Translate).

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Iran Interferes in Iraqi Kurdistan

12:40 PM, Dec 01, 2011

Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will travel soon to the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) for a discussion of border disputes and trade relations, reports the Iraqi news agency Aswat al-Ira. Ahmadinejad will meet with KRG president Massoud Barzani, who visited Tehran at the end of October with a delegation of KRG ministers and governors.

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The World According to Ahmadinejad

8:00 AM, Sep 22, 2011

As Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s prepares to speak at the United Nations, it is tempting to dismiss his anti-American rants as just another propaganda stunt. But what makes his remarks difficult to ignore is that large segments of the Iranian population will buy into them. And that Ahmadinejad, along with Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khameini and Iran’s clerical leadership, appear to believe what they are saying – fueling a narrative that drives Iran’s reckless international behavior.

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Risky Business in Buenos Aires

Does Argentina’s relationship with Iran pose a national security risk to the United States?
8:30 AM, Aug 24, 2011

Iran has a lot riding on the survival—both literal and political—of Venezuelan strongman Hugo Chávez. If the Bolivarian revolutionary beats cancer and wins another term as president, Tehran will continue to enjoy a strategic partnership with the world’s fifth largest oil exporter. But if Chávez dies, or if Venezuela’s democratic opposition finds a way to defeat him at the ballot box, the mullahs will lose their most important ally in Latin America, an ally who has effectively turned his country into an Iranian satellite.

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Iran’s President to Speak During Durban III in New York City

6:00 PM, Aug 04, 2011

While the United Nations is doing its best to legitimize the forthcoming Durban III “anti-racism” bash, Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad appears intent on blowing the U.N.’s cover. Each year for the past five years, Ahmadinejad has chosen to speak on the opening day of the General Assembly’s so-called general debate, when all the presidents, prime ministers, and foreign ministers annually descend on New York City.

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Seizing Iranian Assets

1:34 PM, Aug 02, 2011

In today’s New York TimesAvi Jorisch argues that the U.S. should seize the Iranian embassy and other assets belonging to the Islamic Republic. The purpose isn’t retaliation for the takeover of the U.S. embassy in Tehran more than 31 years ago, but rather to pressure Iran for funding terrorist organizations, including al Qaeda.

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'Quietly Toasting' a Failed Iran Policy

10:35 AM, Jul 22, 2011

A Washington Post editorial today correctly notes that, despite the policies of the Obama administration, "There has been no change in Iran’s drive for nuclear weapons or in its aggressive efforts to drive the United States out of the Middle East." The sanctions were supposed to prevent Iran from attaining nuclear weapons. But the policy has not been able to achieve its stated goal.

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Iran Marches On

3:14 PM, Jun 08, 2011

Iran has long stonewalled the IAEA, the organization tasked with enforcing multiple United Nations Security Council resolutions that demand a halt to Iran’s illicit nuclear activities.

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The Iranian Propaganda Machine

12:26 PM, May 17, 2011

Tom Gross, a Middle East analyst based in Israel, recently gave an interview to Radio Farda, the pro-democracy branch of Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty that broadcasts in Iran. Gross discussed Iran, Israel, democracy, and the Middle East, among other topics. The interview was translated into Farsi and posted on Radio Farda's website (accessible here).

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