“It is a commonly held view that Israel’s possession of the Golan Heights is illegal under international law. But this position is not tenable”

DAILY TELEGRAPH
In the Name of Peace, It Is Time to Accept Israel’s Possession of the Golan Heights
by Rafael Bardaji and Richard Kemp
October 2, 2018

The Golan Heights were a launch-pad for aggression against Israel from the rebirth of the state in 1948 until captured by Israel in a defensive war in 1967. Even today, territory adjacent to the Golan is used to threaten Israel. It is time for the international community to recognise Israel’s possession of the Golan Heights as legitimate and necessary. Such a bold move would do much more than just support Israel’s security — it would also advance peace and regional stability. READ MORE

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