The Price of Loyalty in Syria
The Alawites are caught between support for their own increasingly brutal leaders and a rebellion that may want to wipe them off the map.
British admits the war in Iraq was wrong, PM’s statement implied
Cited by The Telegraph, British PM David Cameron said he had "learnt the lessons of Iraq" when world leaders at the G8 summit in Northern Ireland set out an agreed blueprint for the future of Syria
G-8 leaders support political solution to Syria
Although the fate of Syrian President Bashar Assad split the Group of 8 summit, leaders manage to come up with a statement of common goals. BEIRUT — Global economic leaders, including the United States and Russia, reiterated support Tuesday for a political solution to the Syrian civil war, backing a plan for a transitional government hammered out last year in Geneva.
G8 urges Syria peace talks as fighting flares in north
ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland/BEIRUT - Differences between Russia and the West mean an international peace conference on Syria is now unlikely before August, a source at a meeting of Group of Eight leaders said on Tuesday as surging government forces brought heavy fighting to Aleppo.
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Russia agrees to support a coalition government in Syria
The G8 leaders meeting in Northern Ireland have endorsed calls by the US and Russia for peace talks in Geneva designed to halt the Syrian conflict "as soon as possible".