On June 22, two Turkish warplanes provocatively entered Syrian airspace low and fast. Doing so showed hostile intent. The Obama administration’s dirty hands are all over this incident. Washington and Ankara wanted a reaction and got it. Expect what’s ahead to unfold as planned.
- Russia reiterates opposition to foreign interference in Syria
- Turkey says Syria’s downing of jet ‘serious threat’ to peace
- Turkey to seek NATO backing over jet row as U.S. says to hold Syria ‘accountable’
- Fierce clashes reported as Annan presses to invite Iran to meeting on Syria transition