The world has singularly failed to find a path forward for Syria – or to stop the Assad government flagrantly violating all efforts to stop the conflict.
Protecting humanitarian workers requires an understanding of their individual situation, not broad assumptions.
While the world struggles to even get to the negotiating table, the Syrian refugee crisis is still getting worse.
The Paris atrocities came just as Assad's military position was improving. Can the dictator harness international fury at Islamic State to strengthen his position in Syria?