Nonviolent organization has a better chance at unseating Assad's regime than an armed uprising.
The Obama administration appears closer to acting, but it will have to do more than carry over old ideas from Libya or elsewhere
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Peace talks won't be easy, and may be likely to fail, but they're worth the risk
This has much more in common with the international response to Bosnia than it does with the war in Iraq
From multilateral sanctions to unilateral covert action, here are the options Obama faces