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Several high-ranking Syrian military figures have defected to Turkey, reports in Turkish media say.
A general, two colonels, two majors and about 30 other soldiers are said to have crossed into Hatay province on Sunday night.
They were part of a group of some 200 people who crossed the border overnight into Monday, Anatolia news agency says.
Originally posted by oxtjvao
reply to post by TinfoilTP
And you blindly ignore CIA, Muslim Brotherhood, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Turkey arming opposition and conducting the overthrow.
Christians are being murdered by your loved opposition forces.edit on 25-6-2012 by oxtjvao because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by TinfoilTP
They are probably tired of conducting operations against their own citizens and don't want to hang for it when the regime falls.
Originally posted by SLAYER69
Rats have always abandoned a doom ship. First a fighter pilot and now these guys. I think they being on the inside of the regime may know something many Assad supporters here don't
Originally posted by Agent_USA_Supporter
Wonderful we are helping to create another Islamist insurrection to take place.
Originally posted by yourmaker
is there any proof from the Syrian government that they did infact defect?
how hard would it be to create a synthetic mask of the general and 2 colonels for some look a likes to don and march around for media photographers, meanwhile they are sitting tied up in a homemade bunker somewhere in the outskirts damascus, who knows lol.