- Doyle: Only when the US and Russia are in full agreement is there any chance of salvaging a political deal in Syria
- But have the US, Britain and the rest of Europe been pushed too far to the edges of the conflict to resolve it?
Chris Doyle is the director of the Council for Arab-British Understanding, a London-based NGO. The opinions expressed in this article belong to the author
(CNN)Any serious chances of salvaging a political deal in Syria lie with John Kerry and Sergei Lavrov. Only when the US and Russia are in full agreement and working together is there any chance of corralling the regime of President Bashar al-Assad and the disparate forces on the ground to engage in a political process.