2007: RASHID KHALIDI “EMBARRASSED” THAT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY’S PRESIDENT WAS NOT NICER TO AHMADINEJAD DURING HIS VISIT
The following is an excerpt from THIS September 26 2007, New York Times article:
Rashid Khalidi, a professor of Arab studies and director of the Middle East Institute at Columbia, said, “The tone from the host of an event was uncivil and uncalled for.
“The president of the university had every right to state his differences,” he said. “That was more than acceptable. But I believe it was embarrassing to the university, frankly, that they should decide to invite him and then treat him in this manner.”
Do I need to say anymore?….