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Russian-Turkish axis in Syria faces meltdown

Two things differentiate the downing of a Russian Su-25 ground-attack jet in the western province of Idlib on February 3 from the drone attacks on the Russian air base at Hmeimim a month earlier. One, Russia could thwart the attack on January 5 by a wave of drone aircraft but singularly failed to anticipate the […]