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Winter 1996

Bring Assad Into the Fold

The conventional wisdom in Washington is that the Golan Heights are the stumbling block to a peace agreement between Syria and Israel. True, Israel, sensitive to its security needs, is insisting on monitors on the Heights. Syria, sensitive to its rights of sovereignty, objects. But that matter can be solved by the presence of international troops on perhaps even by electronic devices or airplanes that would monitor the area and provide advance warning of any aggressive movement.

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