war on the rocks

Russian Recon Plane Shot Down in Syria. Upgrades Coming

September 28, 2018

Episode Notes:

During an Israeli airstrike, Syrian air defenses misidentified a Russian reconnaissance plane and shot it down, killing all 15 crew members. Russia blamed Israel and promised Damascus to follow-through on upgrades to Syrian air defense. Get the details. Aaron Stein, Senior Fellow with the Atlantic Council, talks with us about how this may affect the status quo.