Defence & Security

Syria: another ceasefire bites the dust?

It looks like the Obama administration has accepted the regrettable necessity of leaving Assad in power, although it still cannot bring itself to say so publicly.

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, alongside Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, on Sept. 9 in Geneva, speaking to the press before meeting on Syria. Photo courtesy of the U.S. State Department

By GWYNNE DYER

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016 12:00 AM

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