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.
Nigeria rescues 71, mostly women and girls, from Boko Haram (AP)
from the article: Protests in Syria / It's getting closer