3,732. 8/15/2002

When the Bush Administration was coining the term ‘axis of evil’ in January 2002–which included Iraq, North Korea, and Iran–“the extent of Iran’s nuclear ambitions wasn’t fully documented–it would not be until August 2002 that Iranian dissidents would blow the whistle about two nuclear power plants in Arak and Natanz, in central Iran–and the country did have an elected president and a small reformist movement.” [The 15th of the month used for date sorting purposes only.]

 РElisabeth Bumiller, Condoleezza Rice: An American Life, Page 174

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