Syria Transition Plan Has Support, But May Not Be The Answer

The U.S. and other world powers back a U.N.-brokered plan, but key questions remain, including whether a transitional Syrian government could include President Bashar Assad.BEIRUT — The United States and other world powers meeting Saturday in Geneva threw their weight behind a United Nations-brokered plan for a transitional government for Syria, but the move appeared to raise more questions than it answered.

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