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Syria Negotiations

Bitter Syrian Peace Talks Wrap Up Without Tangible Results

AP | JOHN HEILPRIN and ZEINA KARAM | Posted 04.02.2014 | World

GENEVA (AP) — Syrian negotiators are wrapping up a week of peace talks in Geneva — the first round of what is expected to be prolonged negotiation...

Peace Talks Hit More Trouble As Syrian Rebel City 'Starves'

Reuters | Posted 03.29.2014 | World

By Stephanie Nebehay and Mariam Karouny GENEVA, Jan 27 (Reuters) - The United States on Monday demanded that Syria allow aid into the...

Bitter Exchanges Mark First Day Of Syria Peace Talks

AP | ZEINA KARAM | Posted 03.25.2014 | World

GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team the authority it needs in any talks wi...

Tough Negotiations Pay Off In Syria Deal

AP | MATTHEW LEE | Posted 09.14.2013 | World

GENEVA -- Here's what it took to produce Saturday's U.S.-Russian deal on Syria's chemical weapons: three days of intense, tough, round-the-clock negot...

Latest Updates On The Crisis In Syria

Posted 11.11.2013 | World

Diplomats at the United Nations started negotiations on a draft resolution that would enforce a Russian proposal for Syria to give up its chemical wea...

Least Bad U.S. Option for Syria: The 'Dual Track' Strategy

Loren White | Posted 10.07.2013 | World
Loren White

Proper application of the dual track approach requires that the amount of pressure matches one's desired objectives. The larger the objectives, the greater the pressure needed.

Syrian Gov't And Opposition Want More Details Of U.S.-Russian Peace Initiative

AP | ALBERT AJI and BASSEM MROUE | Posted 07.14.2013 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria — The Syrian government wants more details before deciding whether to take part in a proposed U.S.-Russian initiative to negotia...

Syrian Opposition Only Open To Talks With Officials 'Without Blood On Hands'

Reuters | Posted 04.17.2013 | World

By Khaled Yacoub Oweis AMMAN, Feb 15 (Reuters) - Syria's opposition coalition is ready to negotiate President Bashar al-Assad's exit w...

Syrian Govt Official Rejects Talks Proposal

AP | ALBERT AJI and BEN HUBBARD | Posted 04.07.2013 | World

DAMASCUS, Syria — A proposal by a Syrian opposition leader for peace talks suffered two sharp blows Tuesday, with both a ruling party lawmaker a...

Joshua Hersh

Former Sen. Arlen Specter Calls For Dialogue with Syria | Joshua Hersh | Posted 09.17.2011 | World

Former Sen. Arlen Specter, a longtime proponent of diplomatic exchanges with America’s most hostile counterparts, is calling for renewed negotiation...