Squashing the rebellion where it began.
Mixed messages could lead to war.
A spurious pretext for fighting Israel.
As civil war rages in Syria, social pressure among Druze fades.
Bashar al-Assad was never capable of taking a different path.
A not-unprecedented trip to the Golan and a stop at a legal settlement.
It could have belonged to the mysterious Geshurites.
There’s still no stability in the Syrian Golan.
The mysterious civilization centuries before Abraham.
In the Golan Heights, evidence of a transition from study hall to prayer hall.
“King David might have walked on these very cobblestones.”
How Amos Ben-Gal held the line.
And contradict every legal claim made on behalf of the Palestinians.
It never secured for its population either freedom or prosperity.