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Syria is now in a full-scale civil war, UN peacekeeping chief Herve Ladsous has said. Syria says what's going on is not a civil war but Syria fighting armed terrorists, in which Russia has accused outside elements of arming these armed terrorists.
Meanwhile, the United States has accused Russia of supplying arms to the govt. of President Bashar Al Assad. Is it any wonder why joint UN-Arab League envoy Kofi Annan's 6 point plan has failed, one which all sides have said they are committed to? In this news analysis, we'll be discussing Syria, and the roles of different countries to get a sense of what's really occurring on the ground.
The Arab League has called on Nilesat and Arabsat to close down satellite channel broadcasts from Syria at a time when new massacres have been predicted by the US.
Press TV has interviewed Michel Chossudovsky, Director of the Centre for Research on Globalization, Montreal, about what has already become an illegal war of sorts against the sovereign state of Syria; about the atrocities being committed against innocent civilians in Syria; who is causing them and why. The following link contains an approximate transcript of the interview: