The U.S. military has conducted a test of a type of missile banned for more than 30 years by a treaty that both the U.S. and Russia abandoned this month, according to the Pentagon.
MarkM: It will be less than 40 years and this country will fall apart as their oil revenues fall. There is almost no chance they will enter into the modern world and build competitive products or services. It is just the modern version of tribal rule and that part of the world has a 1000 years of Tribal history to overcome. In other words that is just the way it is.