Syrian Peace Talks and the Battle on the Ground

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Peace talks scheduled for Geneva next month would bring Syria's government together with rebel forces. But bloody fighting continues and there’s growing concern that the civil war will finally be decided not at the conference table but on the battlefield. On this archived edition of To the Point, recorded in early December, we look at the Syrian peace talks and the battle on the ground. Also, watching a whole season of television in one week, and why dozens of photojournalists are calling the Obama White House "undemocratic."


Banner image: Free Syrian Army rebels cleaning their AK47s in Aleppo, Syria during the civil war. Photo: VOA News



Warren Olney


Jenny Hamel, Sonya Geis