This is probably the best possibility. Its a big enough problem that we can't just sit back and do nothing but we don't need to jump into ol' world police mode either. The added bonus that there's some real enemy of my enemy possibilities to build some bridges right now as well.
Some bridge building possiblitlies but if you look at recent history, the US is a great stabber in the backer. After 911, Iran was crucial in helping the US in Afghanistan and looking to build the relationship... until the great intellect Dubs announced that Iran was part of the "Axis of Evil" at the SOTU. They were in shock. Can't trust such a political warmongering opportunist as the US then. Can you blame anyone? Frontline covered this in detail with an episode on the topic. Here it is: