tough call all round, what the bleak prospect here is that even if israel leaves it to the u.s. to attack iran, israel will be the the major victim of the fall-out from the operation, hezbollah, iran's most dangerous surrogate, has doubtless laid plans for a major rocket attack on israel along with other operations,mainly against civiilans. how hamas will react is an imponderable, but the odds are it will not remain passive. the guardian story today on u.k. defence ministry gearing up plans for an iran attack is obviously based on leaks about the upcoming atomic agency report on iran's progress towards nuclear weapons, throw into this mix israel's relations with its neighbors and it adds up bleak days ahead for the nation.
Jerusalem suburb of Even Sapir evacuated as wildfire spreads (Haaretz)
from the article: Senior Israeli ministers clash over military option against Iran