Tag: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

Putin in Syria: US Secretary of State Kerry Arrives in Moscow for Talks with Lavrov and Putin

December 15, 2015

US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Moscow today December 15 and has begun talks with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov primarily on Syria but also Ukraine. Later today he will meet with President Vladimir Putin. The previous post in our Putin in Syria column can be found here. Heavy Casualties Reported After Multiple […]

Geneva II: What if We Set Expectations REALLY Low?

January 24, 2014

The goals of the Syria peace talks in Montreux are fairly straight forward: negotiate an end to armed conflict which has cost well over 120,000 lives and has displaced a huge percentage of the population. As I argued in my overview of the conference, there is absolutely no chance for success. So far, everything that […]