LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Back where they started, the United States, Russia and others trying to help mediate Syria's civil war are searching for a diplomatic process that could succeed where last month's collapsed cease-fire failed.
With the Syrian and Russian governments pressing an offensive against rebel-held parts of the city of Aleppo, no one was predicting a quick breakthrough.
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