but let me remind you some fact lebanon is considered by syria historicaly as being part of the great syria . if the syrian did'nt defend lebanon in 2006 it is only because they were scared about an israeli attack . you should also wonder why iran didn't come to protect hezbollah during that war ?
Law expanding definition of terrorist activity passes first Knesset reading (Haaretz)
from the article: U.S.: Syria flouts Lebanon's sovereignty, arms Hezbollah