US forces on the Golan Heights and Israeli-Syrian security arrangements
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US forces on the Golan Heights and Israeli-Syrian security arrangements by Dore Gold

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Published by JCSS, Tel Aviv University in [Tel Aviv, Israel] .
Written in English



  • Golan Heights,
  • Israel,
  • Syria,
  • United States


  • International police.,
  • Golan Heights -- International status.,
  • Israel -- Foreign relations -- Syria.,
  • Syria -- Foreign relations -- Israel.,
  • United States -- Foreign relations -- Middle East.,
  • United States -- Armed Forces -- Golan Heights.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesJaffee Center for Strategic Studies
StatementDore Gold.
SeriesMemorandum ;, no. 44, JCSS memorandum ;, no. 44.
ContributionsMerkaz le-meḥḳarim asṭraṭegiyim ʻal shem Yafeh.
LC ClassificationsJX4084.I8 G65 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination61 p. :
Number of Pages61
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL880836M
ISBN 109654590107
LC Control Number95168507

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