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    • Howard
    • 03.03.10 | 02:24 (IST)

    The Golan is what makes Israel defensible from potential attacks launched from Syria. To give it back to Syria would be a bad move and would invite the Syrians to gain prestige with Hezbollah and Hamas, thereby giving it greater influence in Lebanon and Gaza. This could be a VERY bad move for Israel.

    from the article: Report: Syria willing to consider phased Golan pullout
    First published 02:23 02.03.10 | Last updated 09:24 02.03.10
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