September 1, 2013
More than a thousand protesters in London chanted “Hands off Syria” – that was before Obama left no doubt that the country will be target. There were similar scenes in Germany – close to the same amount of anti-war activists there said only a sovereign and independent Syria, free of foreign interference would make peace possible. And that sentiment was echoed in Paris – while supporters of Syria were out in force in Turkey too. Pepe Escobar, an Asia Times roving Correspondent who’s covered the Syrian conflict since it began almost two and a half years ago, joins RT to talk about Obama’s announcement on Syria.