The U.N. special representative has called for local ceasefires in Aleppo and elsewhere to start building a broader peace. ISIS, of course, will have none of it.
Millions of people now live under ISIS control. Starving them will not defeat the jihadists, and to deliver assistance, you have to deal with those in charge.
Let’s dispense with wishful illusions. The idealists who started the Syrian revolution have been killed, quieted or forced out of the country.