TITLE

The land they love

AUTHOR(S)
Chesnoff, Richard Z.
PUB. DATE
January 1994
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;1/31/94, Vol. 116 Issue 4, following p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how these are uncertain times for the 13,000 Israeli settlers on the Golan--a 41-mile sliver of highland from which Syrian artillery shelled Israelis for almost 20 years. How successive Israeli governments urged pioneers to settle there--to safeguard Israel's precious water sources; Peace prospects between Israel and Syria; How a full Israeli withdrawal from the Golan remains Syria's price for any deal; Israeli settlers who will resist leaving the Golan.
ACCESSION #
9401267524

 

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