chapter  3
External Developments
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Likud's foreign policy is also based on the premises of peace with secudty, but there are major differences. Likud's willingness to exchange territory for peace was limited to the Sinai and Egypt. The Golan Heights were officially annexed in 1982, and the West Bank is perceived as part of Eretz Israel (the land of Israel). The Palestinians are offered a limited autonomy, possibly in cooperation with Jordan, but Likud has emphatic ally rej ected negotiation with the PLO. The policy of military deterence has been expanded to include pre-emptive strikes against a wide range of targets, such as countries harboring PLO fighters, and nucleat and military facilities in Arab countries.