The US would have gone in and done what we finally did in Iraq. We set about nation building. And we are scheduled to be out by the end of this year, unless INVITED to stay. We didn't build any permanent American settlements in Iraq, either. And we did not take a drop of their oil.
IDF soldier wounded in air force base fire last month succumbs to wounds (Haaretz)
from the article: Will bin Laden killing pave way for similar moves by Israel?