1 thought on “Russia/Turkey: shootdown”

  1. The phrase: “Furthermore, Turkey, which has consistently robustly protected its airspace (including historically against Nato ally Greece), was most likely to be involved.” struck me as either badly misinformed or as written by a member of the Turkish Government. Turkish aircraft and ships constantly violate Greek air space and territorial waters and occasionally overfly Greek islands trying to establish a precedent territorial claims that Turkey signed away in various treaties. Turkey is a serial violator of neighbors’ airspace. These provocations have several times ended in tragedy with airplanes lost through collision or worse. .

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