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UN Security Council and EU Condemn Recognition of Israeli Sovereignty of Golan: Part II

March 29, 2019

Episode Notes:

The U.N. Security Council - not including the U.S. - and all EU members have condemned the U.S. Presidential Proclamation to recognize Israeli sovereignty of the Golan Heights. Presuming the U.S. Congress follows suit, what are the geopolitical consequences of U.S. recognition? This is the second part of a two-part coverage of the event.

Elizabeth Tsurkov, Research Fellow at the Forum for Regional Thinking specializing in Syria, joins the Warcast to explore the trade-offs of U.S. recognition of Israeli annexation and what's at stake for the other occupied territories. (~12 minutes)

[ 0:17 ] Introduction
[ 1:01 ] Domestic response in Israel and Syria
[ 3:47 ] Palestinian concerns
[ 4:40 ] Lessons and impact for other occupied territories
[ 8:18 ] The best paths for history

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