axis of evil

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axis of evil

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) North Korea, Iraq, and Iran when considered together as a perceived threat to world stability
[C21: coined by George W. Bush, 43rd US President]
Translations
eje del mal
osovina zla
asse della malvagità
悪の枢軸
악의 주축
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He'd also join a large group on the axis-of-evil portfolio, including Cheney's principal deputy assistant for national-security affairs, David Wurmser, national-security advisor John Hannah, both of the neoconservative-hawk persuasion, as is Samantha Ravitch, Cheney's deputy assistant national-security advisor with responsibility for Dan and North Korea counter-proliferation issues.