Yesterday, the New York Times reported on a UN report written by an unnamed “panel of experts” that purported to link the North Korean government to the Syrian government’s chemical weapons program. This report, which still remains classified and thus hidden from public scrutiny, was previously leaked to Reuters in August of last year. At that
Bush’s “Axis of Evil” speech in 2002 was precursor to disastrous invasion and regime change. Now once again, under Trump, that narrative has re-emerged — this time linking Syria with North Korea, based on allegations by unidentified parties regarding chemical weapons shipments.