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Syrian Pilot's Defection Highlights Regime's Challenges

Jun 21, 2012 | 13:23 GMT
Possible Defection in Syria May Undermine Regime Offensive
Demonstrators rally against Syrian President Bashar al Assad
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The defection of a Syrian MiG-21 pilot, if true, would challenge the regime's confidence in the air force....

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