has anybody thought that if the syrians 'really' want peace they would just give up the Golan? i'd like to see the day that the syrians say 'we will make peace with israel, and peace is worth so much to us, that we are willing to part with the golan heights'. the golan is the water source for israel and overlooks the entire eastern galilee, and in syrian hands will always be a source of tension between the two countries for those reasons.
UN warns Turkey against calling buffer a 'safe zone' unless guarantees civilians' safety (Reuters)
from the article: Netanyahu cool to calls for fresh Syria talks