The coronavirus continues to be a mounting health and economic crisis, China sends an army of ducks to Pakistan, a court rules in favor of private internet companies censoring content. These, and more, are the newsworthy stories from this past week.
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Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani seeks better relations and talks with the United States. This is a positive development and ought to be pursued, but talks can also be used as a delay tactic and result in nothing.
Neither Assad nor the rebels want peace talks, so there’s no point for the international community to hold them. While Assad’s dynasty must come to a close, I’m not thrilled about the Al Qaeda-backed rebels either.