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Posted September 24, 2006
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A Speech That Khrushchev, or Arafat or Che Would Admire

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Associated Press

1960: "Were Kennedy not a millionaire, illiterate and ignorant, then he would obviously understand that you cannot revolt against the peasants." - Fidel Castro, on then-presidential candidate John F. Kennedy
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1960: "The provocation-mongers are seeking to create an atmosphere in which the nations would live in constant fear. If such an atmosphere satisfies the United States it can in no way satisfy the Soviet Union and the overwhelming majority of other states. - Niki Khrushchev, Soviet leader
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United Press International

1964: "Those who let the murderers of blacks remain free, protecting them, and furthermore punishing the black population because they demand their legitimate rights as free men - How can those who do this consider themselves guardians of freedom?" - Che Guevara, Cuban revolutionary
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1975: "For there are among you - and here I intend the United States of America and others like it - those who supply our enemy freely with planes and bombs and with every variety of murderous weapons." Yasir Arafat, Palestinian leader
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1987: "Before consulting the hotheads who present various military options such as a military invasion: Remember, President Reagan, rambo only exists in the movies." - Daniel Ortega, president of Nicaragua
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TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2006: "If the governments of the United States or the United Kingdom, who are permanent members of the Security Council, commit aggressions, occupation and violation of international law, which of the organs of the United Nations can take them to account." - Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, president of Iran
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