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Syria still waits for a seat at negotiating table

Brokered truce left nation in diplomatic cold

By Anne Barnard
Globe Staff / August 18, 2006

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DAMASCUS -- As the war in Lebanon dragged on, Syrian analysts say, government officials here hoped Syria's isolation would finally end. They thought that Western diplomats would come calling, to ask Syria to rein in Hezbollah -- and that in return Syria could eventually get back the Golan Heights, the strategic border region that Israel has occupied since 1967. (Full article: 1098 words)

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