As always, Israeli strategy is to commit acts of agression then run wailing to the US and it's employees in Congress to back it up with US blood and treasure. The plan is clear, Israel wants to be a mini-me version of the US in the Middle East. If a war does start just watch all the Israeli dual passport holders head for the US and Europe with their precious belongings. There may be a few hundred Israeli's left to keep the bellicose rhetoric going ...
Russia is not and will not launch infantry operations in Syria, says senior lawmaker (Reuters)
from the article: IDF Chief of Staff: Israel capable of striking Iran on its own