- The dire humanitarian situation for civilians on both sides boosts the urgent need for a resolution
- Sary: Both sides seem adamant that this ceasefire work, and that might hold the key to its success
Ghadi Sary is an Academy fellow with the Chatham House Middle East and North Africa Programme. The opinions expressed here belong to the author
(CNN)Despite the skepticism that accompanied the announcement of the ceasefire in Syria, it might indeed be, as Secretary John Kerry has said, the last hope for bringing peace to the war-torn country.