We hear things retrospectively when we have understood them - Marcel Proust
There's no end to escalation.
I guess the answer is both. It is part of the automatic escalation of potential, but it will also form part of a plan. If Ahmedinajad does this, and the Israelis respond like that, and then Ahmedinajad does that, then it's "chocks away".
JH - unfortunately so. If we can't do nuclear, we'll do really, really big conventional. SV - yes, there's always a "look what we've got" sabre-rattling element which always has to be a bigger sabre in time for the next rattle.
It's an election enhancer - and maybe a campaign fund enhancer too.
rogerh - yes it probably is.
Can I have one for my birthday?
D - only if you promise to be careful where you let it off.
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