The Administration in power is the Israeli Lobby. They needed an event in their own text. And of course they needed the event to lead the chattel.
There is no accidents when it comes to political directives. They make it happen. News is emotional, not event driven.
Your examples are asinine in any historical perspective. Where would you really like to start with that...pre-WWI or the next invasion of Lebanon?
"Give a man a gun, and he could rob a bank. Give a man a bank, and he could rob the world."