Dubya meant Iraq, Iran and North Korea by his phrase. Now it’s Russia and China. Alleged ‘enemies’ are good for the profiteers of the Military-Industrial Complex, so enemies need to be created if required.

The western political/media class has suddenly resurrected the phrase “Axis of Evil” in recent days to refer to the increasing intimacy between Russia and China, just in time for the 20th anniversary of the invasion of Iraq by the G.W. Bush administration in March 2003.