The United States, France, and Britain have accused Russia of worsening a humanitarian crisis in Syria with an assault on rebel-held territories full of civilians. However, Russia says Eastern Ghouta is largely held by terrorist groups such as al-Nusra. For more, RT America’s Ed Schultz is joined by former US diplomat Jim Jatras.

Ed Schultz is an American television and radio host, a liberal political commentator, and a former sports broadcaster. He was the host of The Ed Show, a weekday news talk program on MSNBC, and The Ed Schultz Show, a talk radio show, nationally syndicated by Dial Global. Ed has won three Eric Sevareid Awards and has managed and been lead talent for a broadcast team that has won two Marconis and a prestigious Peabody Award. Ed has been named one of the top ten radio hosts in the country by Talkers Magazine for a number of years. Ed Schultz has been a nominee by Syndicated News/Talk Personality of the year by Radio & Records.