Syria & The Phantom

Conn Hallinan, OpEdNews, June 30, 2012 The Assad regime had no stake in a peaceful resolution, since it would mean its ouster in any case. And the opposition knew it need not respect a ceasefire, since everyone who supports them supports regime change. It was into this situation that Turkey flew an F-4 Phantom through Syrian airspace. Exactly what did Ankara think Syria would do? On the other hand, maybe it knew exactly what Syria would do. What was that Turkish F-4 Phantom II up to when the Syrians shot it down? ... Syria