Contrary to all those breathless commentators on cable news, President Donald Trump’s maiden speech to the United Nations was not a rallying cry for war akin to President George W. Bush’s 2002 U.N. address that hyped the Iraqi threat and was followed several months later by the U.S. invasion of Iraq. That was also the speech in which Bush infamously declared an “axis of evil” comprising North Korea, Iraq and Iran, all dangerous states developing weapons of mass destruction and supporting global terrorism.
Fifteen years later, those three countries have ended up on starkly different paths. Iraq is struggling but not …read more
Source: European Voice