US General says establishing no-fly zone would be “challenging”

AJEIn 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.

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One Response to US General says establishing no-fly zone would be “challenging”

  1. Gytha says:

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