Turkey intercepts Syrian plane as tensions mount - Article Photos 4/6

Turkish Chief of Staff Gen. Necdet Ozel, right, listens to a commander during his tour of the military along the border with Syria in Hatay, Turkey, Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday Turkey was prepared to counter any threats from Syria. “Every kind of threat to the Turkish territory and the Turkish people will find us standing against it,” Erdogan said.(AP Photo/Turkish Military, HO)