Israel's goal is not to fight a war with Iran. It is merely to start a war with Iran. Obama has, on several occassions, said that America would stand by Israel no matter what. This is a scary promise, especially when given in support of an aggressive occupier and abuser of human rights. I wonder if Obama would try to weasel out of it if Israel does something really stupid.
Russian ministry: Turkey suggests joint working group over Syria ops (Reuters)
from the article: Germany: Israeli military strike on Iran unlikely to succeed