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Published on: October 20, 2015
The Uses of Air Power
No-Fly Zone No Answer for Syria

Humanitarian “safe zones” are a great idea in theory. But they’re a bad, dangerous idea in the context of the Syrian civil war.

Henri J. Barkey is the director of the Middle East Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center.
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