Skip to comments.US Agent Almost Accidentally Shot Ahmadinejad
Posted on 03/21/2013 9:57:17 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd
It was the shot that was almost heard around the world. In September 2006, a US Secret Service Agent fired off a shotgun blast just as Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was loading his motorcade at the InterContinental Hotel during a UN General Assembly meeting in New York—apparently by mistake. The incident is revealed in a short book excerpt from Marc Ambinder and DB Grady's Deep State: Inside the Government Secrecy Industry, published at the Atlantic today.
The agent was adjusting a side-mounted shotgun on the motorcade, when he accidentally discharged it. "Everyone just stopped," one official recalls. "The Iranians looked at us and we looked at the Iranians. The agent began to apologize. Ahmadinejad just turned his head and got into his car." The US kept expecting Ahmadinejad to bring up the incident at the UN, perhaps claiming the US had tried to assassinate him. When he didn't, the authors write that Bush's aides began to "see Ahmadinejad in a new light."
What most people don’t realize is that Ahmadinejad is just a stooge.....It is Rafsanjani, that is the real power in Iran.
The MSM seemed incapable then, as it does now, to understand leadership rolls in authentic middle eastern traditional tyrannies!
Lol! I bet Ahmadinejad needed a change of underwear....
Bet he left a load of fresh humus in his shorts.
“UN General Assembly meeting in New York apparently by mistake”
UN in NY is a mistake.
What lousy writing!
Was Ahmadinejad getting in his car the mistake?
Was the UN meeting the mistake?
OR....was it the first noun/verb combination in this butchered sentence that was the mistake?
...you know how he likes his shotguns, shooting into the air or through closed doors.
was he the same guy who was all over youtube demonstrating gun safety with his .40 glock?
same guy who put the wrong fuel in Beast?
I belong in the first group. I think about it all the time.
Not Ali Khamenei?
I KNOW you didn’t mean to type “leadership rolls” instead of roles, and we all make typos, but if there is such a thing, would you please tell me where I can buy a whole pack of them? Nobody ever does anything I tell them to do.
Don’t adjust guns by the trigger
And by Rafsanjani you mean Khamenei right?
I fixed that ~ you mean it came up ROLLS? I must look.
In all honesty, it is negligently, not accidentally. And I too, belong to the group. I was about 12, carrying the 22 rifle and tripped. And I was walking with my darn finger on the trigger.
As terrifying as the event was, it got worse. It took me quite a few minutes to walk outside to Dad and tell him of the hole I put in my bedroom ceiling.
And that business of sticking it down the back of your britches........................
The back?? :)
Every time I see someone on TV stick it down the front of their pants I nearly have to change my shorts.
Accidental Discharges can occur. It’s just an unfortunate fact. Walking around with a pistol stuck in your jeans without a holster and pointing at your penis is tempting fate.
Seen plenty of guys carrying in back ~ no holster ~
Does having an accidental discharge of a shotgun mounted on a motorcycle and pointed at the ground really count as almost shooting him?
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