when and whether to end the war in SyriaSpillover may force
Washington to contemplate real solutions to the Syrian conflict, rather than
indulge in frivolous sideshows. If that day comes, our choice will almost
certainly be between picking a winner and leading a multilateral intervention.
buried besides his fields - a farmer who fought for freedomThe
cemetery where the Unity Brigade buried Omar Ismail looks out over the
wheat-fields he once worked. One of four brothers who farmed their father's
rented land, he had volunteered for the amateur army that took him to the big
city an hour away, whose lights and tourist souqs were alien to him.