"Much have I seen and known; cities of men
And manners, climates, councils, governments,
...the fortune of us that are the moon's men doth ebb and flow like the sea, being govern'd, as the sea is, by the moon" [Henry IV, I.ii.31-33]
HISTORY NEVER REPEATS ITSELF, BUT IT OFTEN RHYMES
"There is a Providence that protects idiots, drunkards, children and the United States of America." Otto von Bismarck
SecDef Nominee Hagel showed in his Senate votes and afterwards his disapproval that he is against any and all sanctions versus Iran, or so it seems, that the US can or should apply towards that terrorist entity.