May 2, 2011
The UN failed to pass a statement condemning violence in Syria. Some nations blocked the move, expressing concern the country could face a Libyan-style scenario. Russia was among them, saying that outside intervention would only lead to further destabilisation and a fully fledged civil war. For more on the situation in Syria, RT talks to Michel Chossudovsky – Director of the Canada-based Centre for Research on Globalization.