The U.S. and Russia agree on Syria

The Obama administration has at least learned from its mistakes, and this de facto U.S.-Russian alliance may actually have the power to weaken the Islamist forces drastically and impose a real ceasefire on everybody else. Syria will not be reunited under Assad or anybody else, but at least most of the killing would stop.

By GWYNNE DYER

PUBLISHED : Monday, Aug. 8, 2016 12:00 AM

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