From Gallup:

Americans Still Rate Iran Top U.S. Enemy

China is second on the “greatest enemy” list
by Frank Newport February 20, 2012

PRINCETON, NJ — Americans most frequently mention Iran when asked to name the country they consider to be the United States’ greatest enemy, and the 32% who do so is up from 25% in 2011. China is second on the list, with significantly fewer Americans mentioning North Korea, Afghanistan, and Iraq — the countries that round out the top five. …

Full Gallup article here.

So, what do you think?:
(a) Reasoned judgement based on dispassionate analysis, by Americans, of the geopolitical factors affecting their nation?
(b) The result of relentless warmongering and drum beating by witting and unwitting agents of the military industrial complex? (Such as this from CNN’s Erin Burnett.)

You decide.

– P