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Syrian Jet Fighter Flies Across Border, Defects to Jordan

Jordan has granted political asylum to a Syrian fighter pilot who defected by flying his jet across the border today, the Washington Post reports. The fighter pilot was on a training mission when he flew his MIG-21 warplane into Jordan seeking asylum. Tens of thousands of soldiers have defected from the Syrian army but this is the first defection of …

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