In his latest piece for The Daily Beast, ICWA trustee and former fellow Neri Zilber (Israel in 2011-2013) discusses what he calls the ever-increasing likelihood of a violent conflict erupting at the Israeli-Syrian border. Backed by Iran as well as Russia, the Syrian government has recently moved aggressively toward vulnerable Israeli territory, leaving a veteran Israeli military correspondent convinced that “the Syrian Golan will now almost certainly fall—like a ripe fruit—to the Assad regime.”

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