IT IS OBVIOUS THAT THE PRIVATE PRESSURE ON ISRAEL BY THE U.S. NOT TO ATTACK IS NOT WORKING.
Thus the massive public pressure by the administration, military leaders,Britain, and the leaks to the media eespecially the NYT.
Ehud Barak put it suucintly-sovereign state act in their own interests.Meaning the world couldn't care less if Iran destroyed Israel.Oh of course there would be crocodile tears.
Israel and Israel alone must act to prevent another Holocaust.There is no reason to believe that an attack will inflame and upset the Arab world.Except for Syria ,Hamas and Hezbollah the rest of the ME cannot stand and fear Iran.
Israel would be doing them a great favor.
The march of gasoline to the 4-5 dollar level is payback time for the Obama administration refusal to drill,create refineries and approve the Canadian pipeline.