In a press conference, US General James Mattis said establishing a no-fly zone over Libya would be challenging.
“You would have to remove the air defence capability in order to establish a no-fly zone – so no illusions here – it would be a military operation, it wouldn’t simply be telling people not to fly airplanes.”
Via Al Jazeera’s live blog.
Foreign Policy has an article about the effectiveness of no-fly zones. Read it here.