It was about eight o’clock in the evening. It is summer; the sun is slowly setting giving the sky a combination of pastel blue, grey and gold brightness. Shola was at the bus stop waiting for the bus,
In December 1999, as Israel and Syria seemed suddenly to be making real progress toward a peace agreement, President Bill Clinton called President Hafez al-Assad with a request. Israel, he said, had rock-solid information on the location in a Damascus cemetery of the remains of three Israeli soldiers who had gone missing in action during the Lebanon war of the 1980’s.