First of all, I didn't know anything about John Sweeney, because I’m working regularly with different BBC teams and I have found finally that they're good guys and they do their job very professionally. I have no problem with giving them interviews. My experience with BBC was more or less positive. They were intellectual, they made arguments in favor of their position, and their critiques were more or less normal and acceptable.
The main theories explaining the rationale of the foreign sponsored invasion of Syria, disingenuously labeled as a “Civil War” include: