There are indications that the 'adults' - that's the code word, and a very appropriate one, for 'anti-Zionists' - in Washington would like to have some kind of rapprochement with Iran, and indications that the representatives of the Iranian plutocracy are also looking for a mutually economically beneficial resolution. The Iranians just saved the Americans and their semi-stooge from great embarrassment, or even worse, by ordering both al-Maliki and al-Sadr to back off. Even more impressive, this Iranian effort is being honestly acknowledged in the tightly controlled American press. American 'hard power' was useless to help al-Maliki, and Americans have absolutely no 'soft power' in the Middle East, so it took Iran to save the day from another American- Zionist attempt to stir up trouble. Will Iran get points in Washington for saving the Americans from yet another Zionist-inspired disaster?