Ahmadinejad: ‘New Order’ Needed

    Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, President of Iran, arrives at his delegation seat during the 67th session of the United Nations General Assembly September 26, 2012 at UN headquarters in New York. AFP PHOTO/Stan HONDA        (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/GettyImages)

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    This is quite the start to the General Assembly. Iranian leader Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called out “uncivilized Zionists” as a “continued threat” to Iran. President Ahmadinejad insisted a “new world order” is needed and cited the world’s economic problems, insisting that “capitalism” had used up the earth’s “resources” and caused climate change. The U.S. boycotted the speech since it falls on Yom Kippur, one of the holiest days of the Jewish calendar.

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