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The schedule for President Barack Obama's first visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories next week has just been released and it is no surprise that the occupied Syrian Golan Heights is not on his travel agenda.

And yet Israel put it on the international agenda less than a month ago with its award of a licence to a US energy firm to explore for oil in the Golan Heights.


Nadia Hijab, director of Al-Shabaka, the Palestinian Policy Network, makes reference to the growing strength of the BDS movement in her powerful analysis for The Hill.

Hijab argues:

[D]iplomacy no longer holds much attraction for Palestinians. Many now favor non-violent direct action.

May 19, 2011