Axis of Evil


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Axis of Evil

Iran, Iraq, and North Korea, labeled as such by U.S. President George W. Bush, who accused them of sponsoring terrorism and of pursuing nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction. The term evoked the Axis Powers, against which the United States and other Allies fought in World War II. The term was criticized for implying coordination between the three nations when none existed.
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THE AXIS OF EVIL IRAN, HIZBALLAH, AND THE PALESTINIAN TERROR By Shaul Shay published by Transaction Publishers.
Inspecting rocket damage in Maghar, northern Israel yesterday, Mr Olmert added: "Syria is a committed, aggressive member of the axis of evil.
This small present to the world is totally unconnected with North Korea being named as one of the Axis of Evil that the United States plans to attack in its War of Terror.
Smothered in prosthetics, Dan looked like a bleached Klingon with Botox paralysis, the axis of evil in human form.
The Bush Administration has announced it will lift some trade sanctions from Pyongyang and remove North Korea from the terrorism list, isolating Iran as the sole remaining member of the famed Axis of Evil.
Piggy-backing on the success of The Axis of Evil Middle East Comedy Tour, which had the region in fits of hysterics last November, this performance is the super-sized version, with nine comedians set to tickle our funny bones.
As Christ reminds us, it is too easy to see the axis of evil in our neighbor's eyes, and too hard to acknowledge the monster in our own, but that is what we must do to avoid becoming the worst of villains.
Since then he has performed over 50 shows with famous international comedians, from the members of the Axis of Evil cast to regional comedians such as Nemr Abou Nassar.
Citing also North Korea and Saddam's Iraq, he added: "States like these, and their terrorist allies, constitute an axis of evil, arming to threaten the peace of the world.
In 2000 I was cute; in 2001, I was a terrorist,'' notes Satrapi wryly, ironically referring to herself as ``the axis of evil.
You throw in an Administration official calling Syria "the junior varsity of the axis of evil," and who could blame residents of Damascus for hoarding duct tape and plastic sheeting?
Koizumi, while recording an interview Friday to be broadcast on Japanese television on Sunday, stated, ''So I said on the phone to President Bush that, I had taken up the subject of axis of evil remarks (in my conversation with North Korean leader Kim Jong Il in Pyongyang on Tuesday), but at the same time, President Bush should open a road to dialogue.