One can win or lose symmetrical warfare. Assymetrical warfare you can only lose, unless you convince public opinion that you won. The most important battlefield of assymetrical warfare is public opinion, and the most important weaponry is global media. Ultimately, you choose the victor. Ther are no rendition ceremonies. But embittered Iranian terrorist proxiesm stage mediatic victory parades. If media buys it, they won, even if hald the country they metastasized lies in ruins.
Hamas says Egyptian mediation has restored calm along Israel, Gaza border (Haaretz)
from the article: Obama secretly warns Iran against closing Strait of Hormuz, report says