One could make the case that World War III began with 9-11. One could also make the case that WWIII already occurred (the Cold War), and that we are either already involved in, or are approaching WWIV.
Myself, I’m thinking we’re still warming up for #3, and we’re not quite there yet… but we’re really, really close.
“The Iranians are extremely confident following the outcome of the Israel conflict,” said one senior European official, who agreed to discuss sensitive details in the matter on the condition of anonymity. “Their Syria-Iran-Hezbollah axis has gone from minority player to lionized hero of the Arab street.”
Mom, he’s looking at me!
No, little Johnny, Iraq really has nothing to do with it — or with anything else, for that matter. It’s a great distraction, though. Sorta like watching license plates on a long trip…
Mom, he’s touching me!
C’mon, knock it off back there! If you don’t stop poking your brother, he’s going to pop you one.
Be patient, children. Eventually (sooner rather than later), we’re going to arrive at our destination — that head-on collision for which some folks are panting. It’s been a really long trip — over fifty years — and I know you’re tired.
Just a few more miles and you can let all that pent-up energy out (I shouldn’t have given in on the candy-bars at the last stop), and before you ask —
No, I’m not sure if they’ll have bathrooms. I told you to go before we left.