What would we as a region do if chemical weapons go on the loose and the Iranian brinkmanship precipitates a nuke threshold war in the Persian Gulf, with attempts to block the Straights of Hormuz, and oil spiking to what -- US$ 300 - 400? -- a barrel? (Don't forget, oil price quadrupled in the oil crises of the 1970's.)
Where also, Chavez's Venezuela is an ally of Iran, the leading terrorism sponsor in the world today?
And where, through the Petrocaribe scheme, many of our countries are in ever deepening debt to Chavez's regime? END