ISIS cannot invade Iran very easily, just as Saddam discovered. This is because Iran is a mountainous country with a population willing to die to defend it. The situation in Iraq is both geographically and ethnically different, as the Iraqi Shiites are not Persians.
Secondly, it is no accident that the US is quietly letting Iran develop its own nukes because Pakistan, which will one day enter the Sunni Jihad orbit, which already has at least a hundred nukes and the industry to build thousands. At this point, if Iran is encircled by the IS cannibals from East and West, then maybe the Persians will remember that Cyrus the Great was a friend of the Jews and that he not only saved the Jews from slavery in Iran, but even encouraged the Jews to return back to Israel to rebuild their temple.
The name HAL is derived from "Heuristically Programmed ALgorithmic Computer." HAL 10000 is the new generation computer destined to become the successor to HAL 9000, as suggested in Arthur C. Clarke's book.