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Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
Turkey’s downing of a Russian warplane threatens to complicate French efforts to bolster closer Western coordination with Moscow in combating IS.
Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
President Barack Obama cited fragile progress in forging a Syrian diplomatic road map at international talks in Vienna that called for bringing the Syrian regime and opposition together for talks leading to a cease-fire, a new constitution in six months and new elections in 2017.
Friday, Nov. 6, 2015 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
The White House says it sees little prospect for an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal before Obama leaves office, and is looking to Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to bring ideas on how to prevent a one state reality when he comes to the White House Nov. 9.
Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
As world powers seek to sustain momentum for Syria diplomacy amid divisions on the way forward, a former US diplomat urged moving for a cease-fire first before convening talks on Syria’s political future.
Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 | Laura Rozen, Back Channel
Citing a sense of urgency to try to stop the Syria killing, arch rivals Iran and Saudi Arabia join 17 nations in a call to bring the Syrian parties into talks for a political transition, cease-fires and UN-monitored elections.