The U.S. and Russia announced Monday that their Syrian ceasefire agreement will take effect Feb. 27, though airstrikes against terrorist groups would continue. While many are skeptical of the truce, Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and rebel leaders indicated willingness to…

Jan 06

AP: U.S. sees Assad staying in Syria until March 2017

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration's best-case scenario for political transition in Syria does not foresee Bashar Assad stepping down as the country's leader before March 2017, outlasting Barack Obama's presidency by at least two months, according to a document obtained…

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