Untangling the Syria proposals with Musa al-Gharbi
But now excitement over a practical breakthrough seems to have receded, after problems getting a French proposal through the UN Security Council. Russia backed out over a provision which would have authorized strikes if the latest diplomatic option did not work.
For analysis of the tangled negotiations, VOR’s Rob Sachs spoke with Musa al-Gharbi, a research fellow with the Southwest Initiative for the Study of Middle East Conflicts, based at the University of Arizona. Al-Gharbi has just written an article titled "‘Flooding the Zone’ with BS on Syria" for the website counterpunch.org.