Syria prepares to recover the Golan

December 2008
Middle East;Dec2008, Issue 395, p26
The article reports on the partnership of Syrian President Bashar Al Assad and French President Nicolas Sarkozy for a planned series of deft policy maneuvers. Assad has found Sarkozy for a leap into the post-Bush era of international relations by ending Syria's prolonged diplomatic isolation and moving towards the recovery through negotiations of the Golan Heights occupied by Israel.


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