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Axis of Evil

Will Tehran Tango? Obama's Historic Norooz Greeting

Trita Parsi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Trita Parsi

Yesterday, Obama put forward a vision for a new era of US-Iran ties. In almost every aspect, Obama's approach was the opposite of that of President George Bush.

Due Process

Norman Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Norman Horowitz

I wonder how many "enemy combatants and terrorists" we have inspired by attempting to bomb Afghanistan back to the Stone Age and invading and occupying their country.

Middle East Sees "Explosion" Of Comedy, First Stand Up Festival In Arab World

Dean Obeidallah | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dean Obeidallah

I feel as though I'm a comedy missionary. However, instead of religion, we are bringing comedy to the Arab world.

North Korea Suspends Nuclear Reactor Disablement

AP | KELLY OLSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SEOUL, South Korea — Just two months ago, North Korea blew up the cooling tower at its main nuclear reactor, a dramatic act meant to show the wo...

Nukes, Nukes, and (Maybe) Fewer Nukes?

Conn Hallinan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Conn Hallinan

The threat of nuclear proliferation will not end until all nations have given them up. And the danger of nuclear weapons will not disappear until the weak need no longer fear the strong.

North Korea and The New York Philharmonic: The "Why" Question Gets Answered

Ben Rosen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ben Rosen

My answer: To initiate a dialog between the people of two adversaries, the first of such talks in 58 years.

Axis Of Evil Seeking New Members | 23/6: The News, But Funnier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With news that North Korea has been taken off the State Department's list of state sponsors of terrorism, it might be time for the Axis of Evil to hol...

Jon Stewart Mocks Bush For Downgrading North Korea From Axis Of Evil: "What The Hell?...Now It's Just A Dot Of Evil?"

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On Thursday's "Daily Show," Jon Stewart mocked Still President Bush for downgrading North Korea out of the Axis of Evil. "Mr. President, you're goi...

Nuke of Earl

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jayne Lyn Stahl

McCain's hypocrisy lies in threatening "terrorist" countries with military strikes for pursuing the same nuclear programs that the Republican nominee to put in place.

Shaky Evidence For Claims Of North Korea Counterfeiting

McClatchy | Kevin G. Hall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Two years ago, as he was ratcheting up a campaign to isolate and cripple North Korea's dictatorship financially, President Bush accused the communist ...

Ex-Bush Speechwriter Frum "Terrified" By Current GOP Landscape

NY Times | DEBORAH SOLOMON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As a resident fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and former speechwriter for President Bush, you're surprisingly critical of him in your new ...