We’re back from our brief vacation, and to get the week started, here’s a brief rundown of our offerings on the day’s major international story: the peace conference at Annapolis.
Roland Flamini has a brief guide to the key issues and main participants that will shape the conference.
Vera Zakem takes a look at the pivotal role Syria could play in Middle East peace.
Last week, Frida Ghitis argued that the best thing the Annapolis conference has going for it is low expectations.
For more background on the conference from other news and opinion sources, search our Media Roundup archives. A search of the archives for “Annapolis,” for example, yields a bounty of links.
Finally, check out our Middle East section to browse all WPR articles related to that region of the world.