The Arab League is divided over a Qatari proposal to send troops in to Syria. Tunisia's President has warned it could see violence flare-up across the whole region. The Emir of Qatar is leading the calls for Arab action in Syria to put a stop to the 10-month long fighting there. He was also a key player in the Arab League's role in opposing Colonel Gaddafi's rule in Libya. Meanwhile, Syria has announced a release for prisoners jailed during the uprising. This move complies with the Arab League peace plan, which Syria accepted in November. RT talks to Asia Times correspondent Pepe Escobar.