POLITICAL COMMENT (2 November 2012)
Syria’s War Of Attrition
By Charles Snow
The swift collapse of the truce in Syria negotiated by UN/Arab League envoy Lakhdar Brahimi bore out the prediction by US UN ambassador Susan Rice five months ago that, in the absence of a resolution of the crisis, “the violence escalates, the conflict spreads and intensifies. It involves countries in the region, it takes on increasingly sectarian forms, and we have a major...