If Saudi Arabia messes with Israel, they'll be messing with many allies that support Israel too (and they'll be fighting against God...a truly losing battle). http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-11-05/israel-begins-largest-ever-aerial-military-drill-saudis-consider-missile-strike-act-
Trading seems fun, exciting, exhilarating, etc. so it has a lot of draw to it. And many people won't dig deeper than the euphoric emotion that they feel. However, trading is MUCH harder than investing. And much of the industry is bent towards getting you to trade rather than invest.