Sceptical not cynical..

I keep reminding myself that I should be sceptical rather than cynical.. but it’s difficult not to be cynical when I see reports like this one. Perhaps the same individuals who have spent 4 days in Finland could inform the rest of us what exactly they advised others were the lessons from here? ‘Better that the poison stays in the system’, perhaps.. Adds The BBC’s Mark Devenport has some links And In the comments zone Gonzo points to this International Herald Tribune report on those talks, a report which includes this intriguing line

Members of armed groups that “are not classified as terrorist” would be encouraged to adopt “peaceful political means” and given jobs within the state administration.