"Netanyahu knows the American public well enough to realize that public support could be very short-lived if Israel is perceived as causing a spike in oil prices, exposing Americans to Iranian retaliation or dragging America into a war against its will." VERY TRUE. There is NO public support for sending Americans to fight and die on behalf of Likud. There is NO support for wrecking the American economy to satisfy Bibi's paranoia.
Law expanding definition of terrorist activity passes first Knesset reading (Haaretz)