For a conflict that’s nearly 7,000 miles away and involves no US troops, Israel-Palestine looms large in the American psyche. A new poll by Pew has found that an astonishing 65% of Americans believe that the conflict matters to them personally (with 75% saying that it is a matter of national interest).

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That’s more than tensions in Taiwan (57%) and war in Ukraine (59%). Israel’s special history with the US plays an important role, but for all the talk about America’s isolationist tendencies, voters appear to be a lot more engaged with the world than some think.