I know little of air force capabilities and such but I do know Israel asked for bunker busters they did not get from Bush. I appreciate that you take in the economic and political consequences of an Israeli attack in your essay. Because that is essential, for any Israeli military success will be overruled by the political and economical retaliation for Israel that would follow from the WORLD. Israeli's may think you can screw the world without a price to pay, but there are so many who thought that before them and who burned their ass.
Ex-FM Lieberman: Firebomb attack in Jerusalem a reminder that norm is Arab terror against Jews (Haar
from the article: Israel can't launch strike against Iran on its own