As most of us have understood by now, Dick Cheney's idea is that so-called Israel will attack Iran (no matter how impotent that attack is), and then the mighty US paper-tiger will follow up (under some pretense or another, given that there is no mutual self-defence treaty between the US/Isl). When all-out war ensues, as is planned in Washington, the words of Ahmadinejad will echo through the map-makers studios. So-called Israel will be no more.
Palestinians report IDF airstrikes on Islamic Jihad targets in southern Gaza Strip (Haaretz)
from the article: Report: Washington concerned Israel gearing up to attack Iran