Trump: U.S. Should ‘Fully Recognize Israel’s Sovereignty’ Over Golan Heights

Trump: U.S. Should ‘Fully Recognize Israel’s Sovereignty’ Over Golan Heights

President Trump declared that the United States should recognize Israel’s sovereignty of the disputed territory in the Golan Heights, breaking with a half-century of U.S. policy over the region.

Israel took the territory from Syria in a 1967 Six Day War. Ever since then, the international community — including the U.S. — has held that the territory is Syrian by right and under Israeli occupation.

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