Nearly five years and a quarter of a million lives have been lost over the course of the Syrian war.

But now a resolution may, at last, be in view.

The UN Security Council voted unanimously to back a resolution which outlines the framework for a political transition over the next year and a half.

But it leaves some major questions unanswered, including what happens to Syria's president.

On Inside Story, a discussion on how the resolution will be implemented.

Presenter: Nick Clark

Guests:

Ahmed Alibrahim - Saudi affairs specialist and security analyst

Sergey Strokan - political commentator for Kommersant newspaper

Samir al-Taqi - General Director at the Orient Research Center

Source: Al Jazeera