Aron, I was just recalling that many neighbours are now better empowered. This does not mean, of course, that Israel has lost its detterrence (unfortunately). But, you know, hostile environment, combined with brainwashing is a bad mixture...
U.S. to deliver 8 advanced F-16s to Egypt on July 30-31, U.S. embassy in Cairo says (Reuters)
from the article: Israel sends conciliatory messages to Damascus