Fence on the Golan Heights
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Could Syria be a catalyst for change in the Middle East?

There is a growing sense in the Middle East that the conflict in Syria might be a catalyst for sweeping changes in the region.

Many of the borders were drawn by Britain and France at the end of the First World War and some are looking distinctly shaky.

ISIS militants have already effectively erased the frontier between Syria and Iraq.

Kevin Connolly has been to the Golan Heights, where a line of separation divides Syria from Israeli-occupied territory.

  • 13 Nov 2014
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