Low Expectations for Syria Peace Talks

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In Switzerland today, preliminary Syrian peace talks produced a chorus of dissonant voices, a fitting start to a process that may fall well short of ending the civil war. We hear what's at stake for the US, Russia and the Middle East region, and whether there's any relief in sight for the victims of brutal violence on a massive scale. Also, the world's wealthy converge on Davos, Switzerland. On today's Talking Point, will Internet TV mean the end of cable?

Banner image: Syrian refugees watch the Geneva II peace conference on television at the port city of Sidon, southern Lebanon January 22, 2014. Photo: Ali Hashisho/Reuters