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UN Official Calls on World to Break Syrian Stalemate

The head of the U.N.'s Commission of Inquiry on Syria said Thursday that Syria is at "a bitter and murderous stalemate," as countries with the ability to push toward a political solution to the country's four-year war fuel the fighting rather than work for peace. In an opinion article in The Guardian, Paulo Pinheiro highlights the human toll of a conflict that has sent 4 million refugees fleeing the country, pushed another 7.6 million from their homes within Syria and...

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