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LIGNET: Why a US No-Fly Zone Over Syria Is a Bad Idea

Thursday, 27 Jun 2013 01:53 PM

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Newly arrived refugees from Syria put up tents at the Za’atari refugee camp in Mafrq, Jordan on Jan. 30. (Getty Images)
A number of members of Congress have called for a U.S. no-fly zone over Syria, but even a limited no-fly zone over the Syrian-Jordanian border would come with high costs and a long list of negatives, including the possibility of daily air combat. More importantly, it wouldn’t change the facts on the ground in Syria or bring the conflict between the rebels and the Assad regime to a quicker conclusion.

Click here to read the full analysis from top intelligence experts at LIGNET.com.





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