- To discuss the potential for American recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights in furtherance of U.S. national security interests.
- The Golan Heights is a strategically significant region located along the Israel-Syria border. In 1981, Israel permanently brought the Golan Heights under its law, jurisdiction, and administration.
- In February 2017, Israel’s Prime Minister requested the United States recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights.
- In May 2018, Iranian forces attacked Israel in the Golan Heights by firing rockets from Syria. The Administration responded by issuing a statement in support of Israel.
Witnesses and testimonies
|Michael Doran, Ph.D.||Senior Fellow||Hudson Institute||Document|
|Ambassador Dore Gold, Ph.D.||President||Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs||Document|
|Eugene Kontorovich||Professor||Northwestern University School of Law||Document|
|Ambassador Daniel Kurtzer, Ph.D.||S. Daniel Abraham Professor in Middle Eastern Policy Studies, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs||Princeton University||Document|
|Mr. Morton Klein||President||Zionist Organization of America||Document|