Robert Fisk doubts Syria sanctions will work

Longtime Middle East correspondent doubts Western sanctions against Syrian officials will end crackdown on protesters.

Robert Fisk on Syrian sanctions

Robert Fisk, a longtime foreign correspondent for The Independent, a British newspaper, has told Al Jazeera that he does not believe Western sanctions imposed on top Syrian officials will have a real impact against the government’s crackdown on protesters.

Fisk said that sanctions against other countries in the past had failed to work.

Source: Al Jazeera