Give up the Golan Heights?

July 1995
U.S. News & World Report;7/3/95, Vol. 119 Issue 1, p40
Outlines the main arguments for and against Israel's returning the Golan Heights. Syria is a key to peace; Israel's defenses are strong The timing is right; There will be side benefits; Syrian President Hafez Assad can't be trusted; A cold peace at best; It's unwise to rely on the United States; Returning the Golan will upset Israeli politics.


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