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    peace treaties offered with very reasonable terms, and is still illegally settling the occupied land while illegally pressuring the local inhabitants to vacate.

    Not even the US under Bush disagreed with the UN's condemnation of the Israeli mistreatment of the Syrians living in the Golan Heights.  A resolutions demanding the end of the abuses passed 161-1.  Only Israel voted against.

    It was very widely reported that Barak's cowardice was the only barrier in 2000, when the Clinton team laid the blame squarely at his feet.  Israel simply refused, with no sound basis, to agree to return the Syrian land in a 100 meter strip on the north shore of the Sea of Galilee.

    In 2007, Olmert reached an agreement for returning all of the Golan Heights only to have it quashed by Bibi, who publicly insisted that Mount Hermon must remain in Israeli hands.

    "Syria has a claim" accepted by the entire planet except Israel.  No other nation, including even nations like the US which are consumed with obscene racist bigotry against Arabs, questions that claim.

    Wash. Judge Tells Cops To Return Man’s Marijuana Or Be Found In Contempt

    by JesseCW on Wed May 08, 2013 at 02:30:56 PM PDT

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