There is simply no down side to using Iran as a western punching bag. "This is particularly more evident since the recent Aramco attack," says Saleh. In theory, quantum cryptography can be secure at lower qubit numbers. Get all allies My guess is Putin and Xi will enjoy long and peaceful retirements. Meanwhile, the recognition of your vulnerability and a wish to maintain balance and universal equal security "makes you turn your head on," the defense minister said, also stressing that the number of threats to Russia is not declining. The other is about the self-medicating and propagandistic version of reality that Americans mistake for reality. Assessments of military capacity, if reality-based, serve as good predictors of the level of volatility in international relations and the level of violence globally. The other area is cyber weapons in which they are also formidable as well. Nuclear weapons - a hammer mechanic solution, if one has nothing better.