Based on this photo from Iran’s Army Day parades, the world has drastically under-estimated Iranian space technology. Apparently, the Iranians have been able to contact Kashyyyk.
This will complicate diplomacy, since everyone knows that it isn’t wise to anger a wookie. Still, this leaves the option of some inter-stellar power-balancing. Stop wasting time with Syria, and reach out to the Empire. They already have WMD in spades.
Nothing is funnier than sheltered American couch potatoes, comparing everything in the outside world to their stupid movies.
Wow, "nothing is funnier…"
I'm sorry you are from such a humor-deprived locale. Maybe you should try some of our sitcoms.