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Joseph S. Barrera III
Sat, 9 Mar 2002 11:31:45 -0800

> So what do I think? I think these critics are right that the
> countries Mr. Bush

(sigh -- that should be President Bush)

> identified as an axis of evil are not really an "axis," and we
> shouldn't drive them together.

So how "together" were Germany and Japan? I remember something from
Cryptonomicon about Germany shipping gold to Japan, but beyond that, how
much did they really cooperate? How much did they coordinate strategy?
indicates that the answer is "not much".

- Joe