Then we will list the things that might derail us on the way to that future.
So while such an attack and its aftermath would not derail our eventual arrival at the next golden age, it quite possibly would delay it.
Having said all of that, government should certainly be watched with a suspicious eye, for it could conceivably delay or derail our ascent to the next golden age.
The time to check your reports is now, before unknown problems, or those you should have done something about, derail your plans.
Although Gahan's much chronicled struggle with drug abuse has threatened to derail the band many times, Depeche Mode has managed to become one of the longest lasting acts in music.