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Iran's Ahmadinejad on PR Push in U.S.

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Iran's Ahmadinejad on PR Push in U.S.

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Iran's Ahmadinejad on PR Push in U.S.

Iran's Ahmadinejad on PR Push in U.S.

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Iran's president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, is in New York where he is due to speak at Columbia University, and to address the U.N. General Assembly this week. In an appearance on CBS' 60 Minutes, President Admadinejad says Iran has no interest in obtaining nuclear weapons and is not headed for war with the United States. Trita Parsi, author of Treacherous Alliance: The Secret Dealings of Israel, Iran and the United States, speaks with Renee Montagne.