Syria shot down a Turkish warplane last week, raising tensions between the neighbors to an all-time high. In an email interview, Sean O’Connor, a contributor to IHS Jane’s and an expert in air defenses, reviewed the state of Syria’s air defenses.
WPR: What are Syria's current air defenses, and what are their particular strengths and vulnerabilities? ...
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