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Published on Jun 11, 2012
As UN observers struggle to make a difference in conflict-torn Syria, international calls for military intervention are growing louder with Israel now joining in. Damascus is on the defensive, as nationwide fighting rolls into the city, while state media claims that terrorists are preparing new plots to provoke regime change.
The Syrian National Council has been at odds with some opposition groups inside Syria, and the new SNC head's pledging rapprochement. Asia Times correspondent Pepe Escobar talks to RT. He says the man - and the Council - are too disconnected from the frontline. Besides Israel joined the Syrian discussion.