International Affairs

The Arab Awakening and Middle East Unrest

Rebel fighters hold their weapons as they take their positions on which forces loyal to Syria's President Bashar al-Assad are carrying out offensives to take control of the town of Kafr Nabudah in Hama province, Syria (REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah).


Kerry's doomed Syria peace talks

November 17, 2015, Michael E. O'Hanlon

Michael O'Hanlon writes that Secretary of State John Kerry's peace plan, while thoughtful, is misguided. Instead, O'Hanlon argues we should be focusing on three key ingredients to improve the odds of a durable settlement.

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