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Golan Heights’ strategic value

Everybody knows the Golans are beautiful, but did you know this plateau is vitally important for security?

Defensible Borders on the Golan Heights (PDF, 436kB) by Giora Eiland


The purpose of this analysis is to demonstrate that Israel does not possess a plausible solution to its security needs without the Golan Heights. Not only was the “solution” proposed in the year 2000 implausible at the time, but changing circumstances, both strategic and operative, have rendered Israel’s forfeiture of the Golan today an even more reckless act.

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April 11, 2009 Posted by | Golan Heights | , | Leave a comment