You are 100% correct, but the U. S. is in no position to strike Iran, and most Americans don't want it anyway. I hope that Israel values greatly the many lives in Tel Aviv, for there is absolute certainty that it will be destroyed in the aftermath of an Israeli strike on Iran. Only an INSANE Israeli leader would even consider this as an option now.
U.S. confirms ISIS computer expert killed in air strike (Reuters)
from the article: Mubarak's departure thwarted Israeli strike on Iran