What is the US offering Syria? There is no pressure on Israel to relinquish the Golan. Israel continues to get billions in US aid no matter what they do. So, the question remains.."What is US policy other than to remain in thrall to the Israelis? And therefore, why should Syria, which by the way actually fought alongside US troops in the first Gulf War unlike the Israelis, respond to US overtures which appear to be meaningless?
from the article: Syria spurns U.S. bid to mend ties