Accession Number:

ADA350136

Title:

The Return of the Golan Heights

Descriptive Note:

Master's thesis 3 Aug 97-Jun 98

Corporate Author:

ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLL FORT LEAVENWORTH KS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1998-06-05

Pagination or Media Count:

89.0

Abstract:

This study analyzes the conditions that need to be met in order for Israel to return the Golan Heights to Syria while maintaining its security. Those conditions are Israel and Syria must overcome history and politics Israel must get asymmetrical disarmament zones Syria and Israel must each have early warning stations Israel must have a phased withdrawal from the Golan Heights Syria must not interrupt water flow from the Golan Heights rivers President Asad of Syria must instill peace in southern Lebanon and Syria and Israel must reinitiate talks.. The study explains those conditions and their impact on the Golan Heights which is the focal point for peace between Israel and Syria. The study also outlines a solution for peace between Israel and Syria, taking into account the conditions. The overall conclusion is that if the conditions are not met, then peace is not possible.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE