I cannot help but get really dark and cynical about stuff sometimes. As the Russians have overflown Turkish territory in their efforts to help Assad against the various (mostly non-ISIS) rebels, the question of how should/will Turkey respond arises. And my first, gut, response is: isn't the possession arrow pointing at NATO?
In non-NBA basketball, jump balls only occur at the beginning of the game. Otherwise, possession goes to the team that did not get it the last time--as demarcated by the possession arrow. How does this apply here?
Well, the last plane (MH17) was shot down by the Russians, so isn't it a member of NATO's turn to shoot down a Russian plane? Yes, that is mighty dark and bitter--that we can/should trade off catastrophic decisions. My turn, your turn, my turn again.
But if there is a country on the planet that has the least amount of legitimacy in griping about getting a plane shot down, right now that would be Russia, eh? Food for thought? Only if you like bitter gristle.