Author: Burhan Ghalioun

Syrian opposition delegation headed by Mohammad Alloush (centre) attending the first round of negotiations in Astana, January 2017 (photo: Reuters/Mukhtar Kholdorbekov)

The Syrian conflict

Mendacious diplomacy

The UN security council voting on a Syria resolution on 22 February 2014 (photo: Reuters)

The Syrian conflict

The illusion of a political solution