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Imagine what would be, if history had occurred a bit differently. Who says it didn't, somewhere? These fictional news items explore that possibility. Written by Alternate Historian

June 25

In 2012, on this day Bashar al-Assad and members of the Syrian elite were assassinated in a Bin Laden-style dawn strike by Special Forces.

Dawn Strike
by Ed and Andrew Beane
The mission was then air-brushed out of history by a carpet bombing strike that levelled the building complex.

The opportunity for pre-emptive action had been created on 22 June 2012 when Syria shot down a Turkish F-4 Phantom military jet near the Turkish-Syrian border. Even though the Syrian military alleged that the jet had violated their airspace, NATO had invoked a clause that an attack on one member state was an attack on all.






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