Robert Fisk doubts Syria sanctions will work

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



    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


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