Chuck, believe it or not, whatever happens in Syria directly affects us, as the Arabs want to erase us, and the repressive regimes are the only thing standing in their way. It might be hard to understand that from Europe or the US or wherever else you're from. Also remember, you're reading an Israeli newspaper.
Jordan foreign minister says to speak with Kerry on Israel-Palestinian conflict (Reuters)
from the article: Protests in Syria / It's getting closer