Israel to attack Iran without US permission: Report

“Israeli official say they will not alert the US if they decide to launch a military strike on Iranian nuclear facilities amid growing war threats against Tehran.

“An unnamed US intelligence official said Israelis argue that if they keep Washington in the dark, it is unlikely that the US would be held responsible for failing to stop Israel’s potential assault. ” …

True enough.  But it seems far more likely that the US pushed for this plausible deniability.  Israel wouldn’t dare jeopardize the military response that they expect from the US when they attack Iran.

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