This is the sort of thing you put on the air when:
1. You're desperate.
2. Your Middle East policy has been superseded by events and abandoned by your allies.
3. You apparently have nothing substantive to say about America's future role in the region and the world.
It's early, and anything still can happen, but McCain is already looking like one of the most ridiculous major party nominees ever. Giving the Republicans the benefit of the doubt on still being a major party, that is...