Soccer Result Could Affect Iranian Election

07/06/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

But the clash between North Korea and Iran in Pyongyang on Saturday could be one of those occasions when the cliché actually proves true. A World Cup qualifier between the two remaining members of George W. Bush's infamous axis of evil - one fresh from a nuclear test, the other accused by some of wanting to conduct its own - sparks all sorts of international intrigue.

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