BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:50 A.M.) – U.S. Congressman (Rep.) Ron Desantis stated on Wednesday that the Trump administration should recognize Israel’s annexation of the occupied Golan Heights.

According to DeSantis, this move would promote U.S. and Israeli security interests in the region by building a buffer-zone from the Iranian and Russian troops in Syria.

He pledged to build up a public case for Washington’s recognition of Israel’s sovereignty in the Golan Heights, something that DeSantis said should be endorsed by President Trump.

“The [US] President is somebody who, if he thinks it is the right thing to do, is going to do it. So I think it is probably better to try to get executive recognition [by Trump] than to try to work legislation through Congress. We can do a ‘Sense of Congress’ [resolution], but it is not binding on the president,” DeSantis pointed out.

In response to DeSantis’ comments, Congressman Stephen Lynch, the House national security subcommittee’s senior Democratic member, warned of the consequences of the U.S. recognizing Israel’s sovereignty in the disputed territory.

“The idea that military conquest transfers rights to ownership – that whoever wins [the] last war has the legitimate right to territory – especially in the Middle East, is a dangerous proposition. I don’t think following that policy leads to a peaceful region or a safe and secure Israel either,” he stated.

Israeli began their 51 year long occupation of the Golan Heights during the Six Day War in 1967.

Since then, there has been one major war fought over this occupied territory in 1973 and several failed diplomatic attempts to get Israel to leave the disputed lands.

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sweet robert
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How much money does this hack get from lobbyist groups?

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ziad welds

is this idiot looking to retire early? hope he is voted out

J. Jesus Ramirez
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Will they also recognize Russia’s annexation of Crimea ? Or its only OK for the Jews ? The Jewnited States of America :}

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Is it OK for you to reclaim Gaza or Judea-Samaria as being out of Israel while these were seized by the 1948 Arab conquest of Israeli land?
If you say Golan is not Israel, so Gaza and so-callled West Bank are not Palestine and moreover, never were.
But recognising a Jewish State in the Middle East is not the way of your Shitlamist United Ummah Global Caliphuck 🙂
As for some journo, Putin may indicate you a good clinic where they, according to him, perform high quality circumcisions, aloha snackbar!

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Nonsense. Actually the founders of this state expelled people from their land and the practice continues today. These people should have been incorporated into the state years ago, from the get go, with equal rights. It is called a sin against Justice according to Catholic teaching. The first protestors were Palestinian Catholics and due to Israeli policies less than one thousand remain today. Economic warfare to cleanse the population because Israel insist on a 70% Jewish population. The Israeli population replacement rate is 0.94% and close to 70% of Israeli jews identify as secular/atheist. Atheists have low birth rates while… Read more »

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Ok, ok, “chosen one”. Your Hasbara jooshit is already quite boring. Try harder!

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hestroy

Crimea was always Russian. It’s a huge difference. Palestine was never Khazarian. Those evil retards stole it as everything else.

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Nestor Arapa

Una razón mas para decir que la ONU no sirve para nada, quien manda en el mundo es EE.UU. y los demás gobiernos de espaldas a su población siguen los dictados del imperio.
La historia enseña que los imperios caen y así será en futuro.