The Axis of ?

Why is the North Korean threat being downgraded?

What the phrase Axis of Evil lacked in subtlety it made up for in accuracy. Later allegations notwithstanding, in January 2002 when George W. Bush homed in on Iraq, Iran, and North Korea in his State of the Union Address, no one believed that the U.S. had fabricated any evidence against these countries. The infamous coinage has since dwarfed the President’s elaboration on the Axis, which is worth reviewing. Bush’s exact words were

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The Axis of ?

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