AVE MARIA - by Helene Fischer - video ~ link
The US and its allies should harbor little doubt that Iran would go full nuclear and try to assemble a few nuclear bombs in the event of an Iran-US showdown in Persian Gulf, most likely resulting in the final decimation of Iran's mismatched navy. In a word, on all military, economic, geopolitical, and other fronts, a US war with Iran spells pure disaster and with the high probability of a "lose-lose" net result.
While China confronts U.S. encroachment in East Asia and the Pacific, Iran and Russia respectively confront the U.S. led coalition in Southwest Asia and Eastern Europe. All three countries are threatened in Central Asia and are wary of the U.S. and NATO military presence in Afghanistan.
That's the assessment of South Korean intelligence analysts after quotations attributed to Kim Jong-nam, oldest son of the late Dear Leader Kim Jong-il, revealed extreme misgivings about what's going on within the mysterious ruling elite.