Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Iranian president blames US for market collapse

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad waves to photographers at UN headquarters in New York, ahead of the annual General Assembly. Ahmadinejad justified his policy of confronting the West by saying US troops are surrounding Iran. (AFP/Stan Honda)

"Problems do not arise suddenly," he said. "The U.S. government has made a series of mistakes in the past few decades. The imposition on the U.S. economy of the years of heavy military engagement and involvement around the world . . . the war in Iraq, for example. These are heavy costs imposed on the U.S. economy.

What can I say? The man's right!

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