MAD theory is still a theory, do you know how many times the world came to total annihilation during the cold war? All it takes is a spark. As for the middle east, Islamic supremacy and their view of Martyrs lessens that impact. How many times did Russia said it wants to destroy the USA?
Web campaign raises $67,800 for Syria refugee family in a day (Reuters)
from the article: Ex-U.S. diplomat: Israel unlikely to strike Iran nuclear plant