MEMORANDUM: Iran a Normal State - Benefits to US Interests
After the fall of the USSR, Iran became the US' nemesis.
What would happen if Iran were to become a normal state?
Likely there would be some residual 'revolutionary' behavior such as arms shipments to people we might not want to have guns.
Iran's intellectual class would revert to their 3,000 year old Persian roots and they would contribute to the global fabric in new and exciting ways.
Generally, it is in everyone's best interests for all nations to be happy and healthy.