[video=youtube;rutrNbkrhIA]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rutrNbkrhIA&feature=related[/video] The Department of Defense report on Iran's military power makes it clear that the real Iranian threat is not aggression but rather it's deterent capability and it's intention to "destabalize" the region by expanding it's influence in neighboring countries which threatens US control of Middle East oil. Robert Tucker's influential "The Purposes of American Power" was the lead article in the journal Foreign Affairs of the Council on Foreign Relations in the issue of Winter 1980/81: As Noam Chomsky points out: "US invasion and military occupation of Iran's neighbors is "stabilization." Iran's efforts to extend its influence in neighboring countries is "destabilization," hence plainly illegitimate. It should be noted that such revealing usage is routine. Thus the prominent foreign policy analyst James Chace, former editor of the main establishment journal Foreign Affairs, was properly using the term "stability" in its technical sense when he explained that": Iran's deterent capacity might interfere with US freedom of action in the region. US "Grand Area" planners declared that: -The Middle East in this case.