Unformatted text preview: soon. The WEST BANK is where the majority of displaced Palestinians live under self autonomy under the PLO. Many work and travel into Israel and Israel has many settlements located there, with over 275,000 Israeli settlers. It is relatively semi-peaceful at this time. Israel controls the disputed territory of the GOLAN HEIGHTS which it captured in the 1967 war. There is an ongoing Syrian demand for the land to be returned, and the UN as recently as 2006 adopted a resolution calling upon Israel to end its occupation of the Golan and declaring all the legislative and administrative measures taken by Israel in the Golan null and void. GRI Newsletter, January 2009 © Roger K. Young 2009 all rights reserved...
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