The world we live in is a dangerous dark alley. We can't forget that Russia still has many nuclear-tipped intercontinental rockets against which we have no reliable defense. But the problem is going to become much more complicated and scary: http://www.nationalreview.com/articles/295102/iran-s-win-win-win-bomb-victor-davis-hanson No good choices for the USA. We take 'em out or we don't. Either way, the future is not going to be fun.