Putting Out the Syrian Fire

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Huffington Post
Jo Comerford and Mattea Kramer

Can Diplomacy Do What War Couldn't?

As war between President Bashar al-Assad and various rebel forces raged across Syria, as the Obama administration and the CIA armed rebel factions of their liking while continuing an air campaign against the militants of the Islamic State (ISIS), as Russia entered the quagmire with its own airstrikes, and as millions of Syrians fled for their lives amid untold violence, a Connecticut congressman decided to do something. (more)