Tensions are as high as ever as high on the Turkish Syrian border
as Ankara is heavily increasing its troops along its southern frontiers.
This week Turkey threatened Syria with an appropriate retaliation after the Syrian forces shot down a Turkish fighter jet.
Syria says it has downed the plane after violation of its airspace, Turkey claims otherwise.
The Turkish fighter jet shot down over Syrian waters at low altitude by Syrian forces defending its air space
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Press TV has conducted an interview with Director of the Centre for Research on Globalization, Prof. Michel Chossudovsky
in a discussion about the escalating role of Turkey;
foreign influence over the opposition in Syria;
and the degree of representation of the Free Syrian Army for the people of Syria.
The news analysis also offers the opinions of two additional guests:
political commentator, Jihad Mouracadeh and Richard Becker of the A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition.
Full transcript available on GRTV:
Originally aired on PressTV, June 28, 2012