to have "airspace" maybe you have to have an airforce:
I'm sure it's just me, but I confess my amusement at the google results for "Syria's right to defend itself".
Background from stratfor, if you're behind on the headlines. Ha'aretz speculates that "the aim was to examine flight paths inside their country which the IAF could use without discovery by Syrian radar".
update: Israel actually attacked Syria?
your turing test:
Oil for Nothing:US Holds On Humanitarian SuppliesIraq: 1997-2001
the good book
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