Why did the State Department Give Ahmadinejad’s Son a Visa?

It has become common for foreign leaders to invite large delegations to New York for the United Nations General Assembly. Most delegation members are not diplomats, have no business at the UN, and are in New York only for the shopping and partying. For friendly countries, providing these add-on delegates visas is both a courtesy and good for business. Adversaries, however, should receive no such courtesy. While the United States must as host provide enemy leaders and aides with visas, there is no reason why the State Department should allow the abuse of this privilege.

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Why did the State Department Give Ahmadinejad’s Son a Visa?

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