President Ahmadinejad paid a call on the Council on Foreign Relations. The Iranian is so relentless that even the CFR elite may be figuring it out that this isn’t man susceptible to their charms:
On Wednesday Ahmadinejad met senior US government officials at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York; the top American officials present at the meeting, some of them members of the George Bush senior administration, left with the feeling that a confrontation with Iran is inevitable.
The meeting was held despite staunch opposition from US government officials and Jewish community leaders.
‘More unbiased research needed’
Among those present were former National Security Advisor Brent Scowcroft and former ambassador to Israel Martin Indyk.
Robert Blackwell, who served as head of the Iraq desk at the National Security Council under Condoleezza Rice, said following the meeting, “If this man represents Tehran’s position, we are heading toward a massive confrontation with Iran.”
During the meeting the Iranian president again expressed doubt over the Holocaust’s existence.
“I believe more unbiased research should be carried out on the subject,” he said, despite the presence of business mogul and Holocaust survivor Morris Greenberg.
Indyk told Ahmadinejad that Iran is doing everything in its power to stifle Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts.
The Iranian leader responded by saying, “If you believe that Iran is the reason for the failure, you are mistaken once again.”
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