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    • Gilad
    • 02.03.10 | 03:48 (IST)

    Sure.. give Syria everything, receive an embassy and THEN start discussing the issues of interest to Israel? This is not a method for conflict resolution, this is a method for appeasement, surrendering all of Israel's cards and receiving nothing in return. Even the UN resolutions the Arab world keeps throwing at Israel state a recognition of territorial integrity and end of belligerence and threat of violence is a requirement. The Syrians are not even willing to give that up in return for all the land they claim they want. While I appreciate the effort, the conclusions seem to be somewhat of a joke from any perspective that takes Israeli concerns in to account. This is not about bold steps, but about being given nothing while giving everything. Syria should not have the shoreline of the Kinneret for the simple reason that they are desperate for water, since all major Arab states (except oil rich ones) have underinvested in water requirements. They will tap it dry if given chance!

    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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