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Tuesday, May 30, 2006

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A superb interview with Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in Der Spiegel. Like any anti-semite he sounds more unhinged whenever trying to sound less so. Eg.

SPIEGEL: It was inevitable that the Iranian president's denial of the systematic murder of the Jews by the Germans would trigger outrage.
Ahmadinejad: I don't exactly understand the connection.
SPIEGEL: First you make your remarks about the Holocaust. Then comes the news that you may travel to Germany -- this causes an uproar. So you were surprised after all?
Ahmadinejad: No, not at all, because the network of Zionism is very active around the world, in Europe too. So I wasn't surprised. We were addressing the German people. We have nothing to do with Zionists.