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The Lausanne Meeting Faces Two Knots: Assad and the Nusra Front

There will be no radical change in Russian or American policies on Syria, when John Kerry and Sergei Lavrov resume their leisurely meetings following their temporary estrangement that had culminated with a Russian veto against a draft resolution at the Security Council amid mutual polite accusations by the two countries' UN envoys. The microsummit of the foreign ministers of the two powers alongside with the top diplomats of Iran, Saudi, Qatar, and Turkey may succeed in reaching accord over another provisional truce and urgent humanitarian deliveries, but it is unlikely an agreement would be reached on separating moderate rebels from the ex-Nusra Front or a permanent solution for the battle for Aleppo.
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