February 25, 2012

Israel Could Remove Assad Diplomatically

Bruce Riedel, The Daily Beast

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If Israel is willing to think outside the box, it can deal Bashar al-Assad, Iran, and Hizbullah a body blow without firing a shot. Defense Minister Ehud Barak simply needs to convince Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu to put back on the table the offer Barak made to Assad’s father in 2000—return of the Golan Heights toSyria in return for peace with Israel.

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