Some people might think that withdrawal of troops from Iraq and Afghanistan is a good idea and bodes well for a peaceful future. It is not and does not.
A large vacuum will be created. With many idle military personnel and greedy arms merchants needing profits, the gap will soon be filled.
In metaphorical terms, that is a hammer and Iran looks like a nail.
The following wise words are obvious to anyone with a brain and no financial/political/ideological interest in war.
Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.