Will the new Geneva round of negotiations, under the supervision of the UN, finally help to break the political impasse over the future of Syria? Clearly, the crisis is entering a new phase as the regime of Bashar Al-Assad, supported by Russia, continues to gain traction. The West and Gulf countries that supported the opposition have moved on from the idea of wiping out the regime. Everyone is tired of the Syrian crisis that has resulted in nearly 350,000 deaths. Undoubtedly, the time has come to end a dark chapter in Syrian history.
Syrians have suffered a lot. They aspire to find peace, rebuild their country and to discover a way by which they could live together again. Other people also suffered great tragedies and have risen from the rubble of the war. Why should Syria be an exception?Christian Chesnot