In their past aggressions, Israel was able to avoid serious death and damage from those attacked. If Netanyahoo is foolish enough to attack Iran, its enemies are now armed to the extent that the scale of death and destruction that they will cause is beyond the imaginings of most Israelis. Whatever tactical or propaganda benefit Israel might gain by attacking Iran will be forgotten when Israelis realize the price they must pay. In 2006, there were 1500 Lebanese fatalities - can Israel live with that number of Israelis killed?
Iraqi police fire tear gas as thousands of protests burst into Green Zone, storm Parliament (AP)
from the article: Dubai hit - another move in the Israel-Iran cold war