Verbatim: Aug. 22, 2005

"Iran is not Iraq. And the United States is not that self-appointed policeman of the world anymore."

CYRUS NASSERI, Iranian envoy, characterizing U.S. suspicions that his country planned to make nuclear weapons as "déjà vu," at a two-day meeting in which the International Atomic Energy Agency urged Iran, without success, to halt its nuclear program

"Do I have page 10?"

JEANINE PIRRO, district attorney in Westchester County, N.Y., to one of her G.O.P. advisers as she got off to a bumpy start in her bid to unseat Senator Hillary Clinton, pausing for more than 30 seconds on live television to locate...

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