The incident has forced all NATO countries, including the United States, to reassess their commitments.
Syria hawks' preferred strategy is an incoherent mess—and one which ignores much of the truth.
Make no mistake: a Russian air strike would massively escalate the situation—especially if deployed U.S. forces get involved.
"If Russia and Turkey don’t increase their own direct dialogue over ways to de-conflict the situation and to respect each other’s respective national interests, incidents such as this are likely to occur again..."
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