You really do belong to the David Montaigne school of prophecy. Well, let's just see how well that pans out for you. How long would you like for your apocalypse to unfold?
As for having balls, I suppose picking on a dirt poor agrarian country in a tiny corner of Asia on the pretext of an outright lie and getting your sorry a$$ whipped by them must have taken real guts. But by all means poison them with your vile chemicals before your ignominious retreat just to make sure they suffer for their impudent resistance long after you have gone.
The US was once the champion of the free world. For the best part of a century it has been its biggest oppressor - all in the name of a rabid anti-communism that shows no signs of abating. On the contrary, I see it has reared its ugly McCarthyite head yet again. But what you once visited on the world has finally come home to roost. Welcome to mass surveillance, corporatocracy, and the police state. We wish you well.
Truth is, some ppl just never learn the lessons of history.