June 19, 2012

UK's First Shot in Syria Intervention

Con Coughlin, Daily Telegraph

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The British government's dramatic intervention to prevent Russia delivering attack helicopters to Syria represents a serious escalation in the West's involvement in the Syrian crisis. By freezing the insurance cover of the MV Alaed, a Russian cargo ship, that was carrying a consignment of  Mi25 attack helicopters to Syria, Britain is making its own form of intervention in Syria's escalating civil war.

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