Maybe I need to go back and reread the PNAC plan. But if you knock off all counterbalancing powers, it might make the survivor seem like a superpower. Cheney, Bush and the neocons knocked off Saddam and knocked down the Taliban. The current situation must have been intended? Or did they screw up somewhere?
Palestinian reportedly shot dead by Israeli soldiers after approaching Gaza border fence (Haaretz)
from the article: Iran is regional superpower even without nukes