He is an easy case to diagnose. A typical manic depressive patient: when he is "low", Syria makes all these threats against Israel and puts tanks and soldiers on the border. When he is "high", Syria is a pussycat that wants peace and stability in the Middle East. Keep Assad and hope that everyday he takes his medication and things will be quiet on the Syrian border.
Man shot dead in northern Israel town of Bi'ina, police say the murder was gang related (Haaretz)
from the article: Some serious thoughts on Syria