How Obama and Putin could cut through the Syrian tragedy
Two people – Barack Obama and Vladimir Putin – now have the power decisively to cut through the tragic Gordian knot that the Syrian crisis has become, generating millions of displaced refugees with many more in prospect as civil war continues. They could only do this, if they were genuinely to agree to work cooperatively, as they briefly attempted some years ago, before a new Cold War descended on Europe. Aided by their competent Foreign Ministers, John Kerry and Sergei Lavrov, Obama and Putin could together end the Syrian agony.
My proposal here may at first sight seem …Read More