September 6, 2013
Russia and U.S. Must Settle Old Scores
Alan Philps, The National
The lack of strategy in the West has already allowed the crisis to deteriorate to such an extent that the rebels are now dominated by jihadist factions for whom any accommodation with the regime is anathema. That makes simple calls for a peace conference unconvincing. One day, however, Russia and America are going to have to find a plan, as Kennedy and Khrushchev did, but that could be some way ahead.
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