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No Quick Fix For Syria

By Manish Rai Syrian peace talks are heading in direction of another failed process, or have already been failed, depending on how grim a view we take of the events unfolding in Geneva. The Syrian…





Pakistan Military Chief to Visit US

ISLAMABAD—Pakistan’s military chief General Raheel Sharif is to begin a crucial five-day visit to the United States on Monday. Officials say that “pressing issues” such as regional counterterrorism and Afghan peace efforts will top the…




Partition Syria to crush the Islamic State

By James Dobbins As top diplomats from the United States, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Iran and Europe assemble in Vienna for talks aimed a fashioning a political solution to the war in Syria, it’s difficult…