05/01/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Sy Hersh: Syria Still Wants Peace With Israel, Despite Gaza Operation

When the Israelis' controversial twenty-two-day military campaign in Gaza ended, on January 18th, it also seemed to end the promising peace talks between Israel and Syria. The two countries had been engaged for almost a year in negotiations through intermediaries in Istanbul. Many complicated technical matters had been resolved, and there were agreements in principle on the normalization of diplomatic relations.

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