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Syria Peace Talks End In Apparent Failure07:43

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The peace talks in Switzerland aren't changing much on the ground in Syria. Government troops and warplanes continue to batter a rebel-held town near the border with Lebanon, and an effort to evacuate trapped civilians from the besieged city of Homs has been halted.

NPR's Deborah Amos joins Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to discuss the talks.

"It was a bust in Geneva," she says. "It's really hard to see how these talks go anywhere, and if anybody had a better idea, I think that they would cancel them."


This segment aired on February 14, 2014.

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