Dahi: Although John Kerry says Bashar al-Assad must step down, most
Syrians think Geneva II will be about creating a front to fight Al-Qaeda,
extremist groups, and that the U.S.-Russian agreement had basically
accepted that the regime would stay.
Rania Masri: Both sides of the conflict are capable of such a war crime, but UN report
does not settle who is responsible; bigger question is whether UN can achieve a
ceasefire and a negotiated end to war