Renewed Vienna Talks Offer Hope for Syria

November 13, 2015

The second round of talks has the potential to create a viable political solution to end the Syrian conflict. The United States has intensified its air campaign over Syria, ahead of the second round of international talks in Vienna. Syria has been consumed by turmoil for nearly five years, with...

The Reality in Syria Casts a Shadow Over Vienna

November 03, 2015

A hopeful start to the Vienna process on Syria belies a harsher and more harrowing reality on the ground. Hope is fleeting in Syria. The civil war has killed approximately 250,000 people, displaced more than 11 million (which is more than half of Syria’s pre-war population), caused hundreds of...

“Historic” Vienna Talks Yield Few Results for Syria

October 30, 2015

Despite all the key players being at the table, including Iran for the very first time, little progress was made in the eight-hour Vienna meeting. The meeting in Vienna that gathered the United States, Russia and Iran to discuss the fate of the brutal war in Syria has ended without any stunning...