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End the Charade of Syrian Peace Talks

If one side isn't serious, negotiations can do more harm than good.
Rebels could use more of these.

Rebels could use more of these.

Photographer: ZEIN AL-RIFAI/AFP/Getty Images

It may seem beside the point to boycott peace talks that had already been suspended and weren’t likely to go anywhere. But that’s what the U.S. and its allies need to do if they want to regain any kind of leverage in Syria.

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