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A Closing Window

President Obama’s negotiations with Russia over securing the disarmament of Syria’s chemical weapons have created a small window of opportunity …

Glorified Middlemen

The Syrian National Coalition (SNC) is a peculiar creature. It can be classed neither as a revolutionary organization—it is no …

Getting to Geneva

The peace talks proposed by the US and Russia, dubbed “Geneva II,” are at present heading for failure. While the …

After Geneva

Despite attempts by Hilary Clinton to woo her Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov into accepting Kofi Annan’s last ditch peace plan, …