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    The Golan Heights: A Storied Past, An Unpredictable Future Situated just north of Lake Kinneret overlooking the Huleh Valley in Israel and the Al Raquad Valley in Syria sits a plateau, which rises to between 700 and 1,400 feet above sea level and is perhaps the most strategic piece of land in the Middle East, depending on one’s perspective. (Jewish Virtual Library, 2001) The antiquities left behind by the Romans, Turks, Greeks, and Mongols, just to name a few of the empires that have conquered

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    Essay On The Six Day War

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    June 5 1967, the day that brought high tensions between the territories in the Middle East that later on proceeded into war. This short but very influential war made its long lasting impacts on the lands of Syria, Jordan, and Egypt, with an outcome of the Israeli nations gaining extensive land and wealth. The Six-Day war or the 1967 Arab- Israeli War was fought between Israel and the Arab states of Syria, Jordan, and Egypt’s military personnel from June 5 to June 10. The war is believed to be a result

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    The Six day War

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    intended to provoke Soviet intervention by suggesting an Israeli advance to Damascus, but it backfired. Hearing that the town had fallen, Syrian defenders throughout the Golan feared that they would soon be cut off, and they panicked and fled. By nightfall all Syrian resistance on the Golan Heights had collapsed. Israeli losses during the Golan operation were 115 killed and 306 wounded. Syrian losses are estimated to have been 2500 killed and 5000 wounded, with another 591 taken prisoner.

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    Eli Cohen

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    According to Miriam-Webster Dictionary a hero is defined as a person who is admired for courage, outstanding achievements, or noble qualities. Everybody has a hero as children. For example, Superman, The President, and many others have been known to be obvious childhood heroes, but one hero who goes unrecognized very often is Eli Cohen. Cohen is a hero because he is intrepid and selfless. Cohen was born on December 26, 2014 as the child of two Egyptian Jews. After living whole life being harassed

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    resolution as to where their formal country borders are. And with no documentation for a formal boundary, various parts of the border are unclear with multiple sections in disagreement. Since 2000, Lebanon has claimed farm area in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. The U.S. wants to keep close ties with Lebanon and help in the preservation Lebanon’s independence, national unity, and territorial integrity. The U.S. supports the UN Security Council Resolutions to disarm all militias, define the Lebanese-Syrian

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    Six Days by Jeremy Bowen

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    result of the continuous gunfire from Syria. Especially with the awareness that if Israel did not act immediately those Israelis occupying the northern area of the communities would be in harm’s way and not be safe if Syria gained control over the Golan Heights. Under the command of the then minister of defense, Hafez al-Assad some Arab troops, that had not yet retreated, was ordered to strike. The final day of the war, June 10, 1967 “Israel had destroyed its enemies…” (Bowen, pp. 313)

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    The History and Political Landscape of Syria

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    Syria, once a major proponent of chemical weaponry, has lost its creditability on the world stage. Brought out of the ashes of the Ottoman Empire, Syria has through continuous upheavals, revolutions, and counter revolutions against foreign domination; political foes countering between fundamentalists, military, and civilian rulers. Understanding this constant flux, one needs to look at the history and political landscape of Syria. What drove this nation to stockpile these horrific weapons and unleash

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    Reasons and origins of the conflict for water are dating back in the late 40s and the Arab-Israeli conflict. More precisely, the countries involved that represent potential conflict are Israel and Syria, as well as Israel and Palestine. For example, what can be mentioned here are Israeli aspirations to keep tight control over the economically important areas. This is directly linked to the water issues and diverting the water from one to another region. Other Arab countries are strongly opposing

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    Israel in its Six Day war in 1967 attacked and occupied the West Bank and East Jerusalem and much of the Golan Heights and until 1982 the Sinai Peninsula. Following the war, the United Nation (UN) adopted resolution 242, which mandated the immediate withdrawal of Israeli forces from occupied territories and "acknowledgement of the sovereignty, territorial integrity and political independence of every State in the area and their right to live in peace within secure and recognized boundaries free

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    if maxillary sinus can contribute to age and gender prediction. Materials and Methods: The study was a retrospective analysis of 80 CT scan images of 44 males and 36 females aged 17-52 years. The parameters measured were the maximum length, width, height and total distance across both the sinuses. Data were analyzed in Statistical Package for the Social Sciences software. Results: The measurements showed statistically significant gender differences. All the values were lower for females and a remarkable

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