A resolution to that end may be just sound and fury.
Too many states, large and small, see themselves as having a vested interest in Syria's outcome.
As usual Fox News leads the race to the bottom.
Jordanians carefully scrutinized Jeffrey Goldberg's article about King Abdullah in the Atlantic.
His dalliances with the likes of Gaddafi and Assad may have soured the Arab public on a figure with whom it was disposed to be sympathetic.
Is Syria just another proxy war?
Syrian President Assad has demonstrated no interest in winning over his people.
Watch for more "smart power."
The biggest disappointment of Obama's presidency, from an Arab perspective, was his lackluster support for Arabs revolting in Egypt and Syria.
The author believes that Egyptians need to be patient and give democracy a chance to work.
For President Mahmoud Abbas, the vote was a last-ditch attempt to boost his increasingly diminished relevance.
Former Hamas leader Meshal envisions himself replacing the aging Mahmoud Abbas as head of the Palestinian Authority.