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Iranian President Stands By Anti-Israel Comments

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Iranian President Stands By Anti-Israel Comments

Middle East

Iranian President Stands By Anti-Israel Comments

Iranian President Stands By Anti-Israel Comments

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Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's defends his remarks that Israel should be "wiped off the map." The defiant leader reiterated his comments Friday at an anti-Israel rally in Tehran. His statements have generated condemnation from world leaders. Trita Parsi, a Middle East specialist at John Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, discusses the fallout.