Geneva II has actually started even if peace-making has not. So many analysts, intellectuals, twitterati declared definitively it would never happen. It is the first time that representatives of the Syrian regime are directly or indirectly engaging with elements of the Syrian opposition in an international forum.
The sad reality is that although the regime accepted the Geneva Communiqué it has no desire to abide by it. For the regime Geneva is about terrorism; for the opposition, it is transitionChris Doyle