New York (CNN) – I had a rare opportunity to talk directly with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad today at a press event he held in New York after he addressed the UN 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 and turn it back toward the flaws of the United States. In our one-hour together, the Iranian leader was asked about several of those issues.FULL STORY
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