In Multipolarity

Broadcast on Radio National (Australia) Nov 7, 2016

Tim Anderson, author of 'The Dirty War in Syria', being interviewed on KenFM (Germany) in October 2016

Tim Anderson, author of ‘The Dirty War in Syria’, being interviewed on KenFM (Germany) in October 2016

Introduction by Radio National: Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is widely seen in the West as a monster and a butcher with blood on his hands. But Dr Tim Anderson of the University of Sydney says this description doesn’t gel with the man he met on a visit to Syria in 2013. To the contrary, Dr Anderson describes Assad as a ‘mild mannered eye doctor,’ concerned about the impact of the war on Syrian civilians.

Anderson argues that the war in Syria ‘has relied on a level of mass disinformation not seen in living memory’. listen to a 19-minute interview with Tim Anderson at the weblink above.

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