(Associated Press) The raging civil war just across the cease-fire line in Syria is posing an uncomfortable political choice for the Druze communities in the Golan Heights.

Do they maintain their traditional loyalty to the government of Bashar Assad, whose family has vowed to take back the territory from Israel? Or should they support the burgeoning Arab revolt against Assad’s harsh rule?

In the shifting sands of the Middle East, the Druze again find themselves a people caught in the middle.

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