World wars have started with acts of violence and irreversible military operations that lack strategic guidance, or clarity of purpose... Déjà vu?
Vlad and Yuri: How Putin is applying the lessons of Afghanistan to Syria http://almon.co/2ivj via @AlMonitor
U.S. vs. Russia: What a war would look like between the world's most fearsome militaries http://militari.ly/1Lesr5X via @MilitaryTimes
Russia's Syria policy seeks stark choice between radicals and Assad regime http://usat.ly/1RsADQT via @usatoday
BBC News - Syria conflict: Russia violation of Turkish airspace 'no accident' http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-34453739
NATO rejects Russia explanation on Turkish air space http://reut.rs/1Z6OwJw via @Reuters