while your mostly correct, dont forget the fact that all of these countries develop secret weapons as well. Secret weapons that you cant find on the internet. We are only beggining now to see how new technology is chnaging the battlefield, 5 years or so from now we will see what all of these powers have churned out.
Iran's Khamenei bans all further negotiations with U.S. (Reuters)
from the article: Gates says Washington to sell smart bombs to Saudi Arabia