To be honest Israel does make it rather difficult. And so do the infidels. He's smart enough to know already who he will side with if a war breaks out. While the U.S. won't want to directly fight in the war, in one scenario, this is an action of assisting Israel's defence rather than just words. Words are different than actions. Here we have action.
Death toll from car bombs in Iraq rises to 56 (AP)
from the article: Israel asked U.S. to increase weapons supply, Haaretz learns