FROM Jeffrey Gettleman
Kofi Annan in Kenya as Post-Election Violence Continues In Kenya, President Mwai Kibaki and opposition leader Raila Odinga have formally opened negotiations. But deadly violence continues, and each side says the main point of difference is not negotiable—that's the outcome of the recent election. Jeffrey Gettleman is in Nairobi for the New York Times .
Russia's Aggression in Syria Changes the Dynamics As Russia continues to bombard Syria, it's still targeting enemies of President Assad but not America's enemy ISIS. Has Vladimir Putin scored a lasting victory or created what could be as much a quagmire for Russia as it is for the US?