Weekend Reading: Can A No-Fly Zone Over Syria Fly?
Steven A. Cook
May 10, 2013
Israeli Air Force F-16 war planes fly in formation (Amir Cohen/Courtesy Reuters).
Steven A. Cook probes the arguments against a No-Fly Zone over Syria.
Gary Schmitt says it is doubtful that the Pentagon really believes that Syria’s air defenses are a significant hurdle to intervening in that country’s war.
Michael Koplow argues that a No-Fly Zone over Syria would present obstacles for the United States.
Dan Trombly claims that a No-Fly Zone over Syria would have a huge cost, and would likely result in minimal returns.
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