Portal Israel Defense writes about US-Russian initiative to promote cease-fire in Syria and to dismantle Syria.
Portal claims, with reference to Israeli security sources, that in those very days Russia and US are working very intensely for cessation of hostilities. In practical form it would mean coordinated dissolution of Syria on several control zones.
Russians and Americans, after four years of bloody fighting, recognize that fighting reached impasse. Russians will ensure, that Assad will continue to rule in most areas of Damascus, in mountains leading to Tartus, the Russians only base in Mediterranean.
Russian-American initiative could succeed, because Assad dependency on Russia, Iran and Hezbollah. Iran and Hezbollah both are interested to put end to the fighting – if Assad dominance will be preserved, even in limited territory.