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As in Libya, Avaaz Campaigns for Syria No-Fly Zone That Even Top Generals Oppose


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As in Libya, Avaaz Campaigns for Syria No-Fly Zone That Even Top Generals Oppose

John Hanrahan
  • “I worry sometimes that, when people say ‘impose a no-fly zone,’ there is this almost antiseptic view that this is an easily accomplished military task. It’s extraordinarily difficult. Having overseen imposing a no-fly zone in Libya, a force that is vastly inferior in air forces and air defenses to that which exists in Syria, it’s a pretty high-risk operation…It first entails — we should make no bones about it. It first entails killing a lot of people and destroying the Syrian air defenses and those people who are manning those systems.


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More infiltration? First build up a HUGE following for genuinely humanitarian causes and then make it appear that acts of military aggression signify the same thing? In these Orwellian times where food isn't even food and news is 90% Faux Narrative, exactly what remains sacred... in terms of espousing the Truth?


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Whether intentionally pawns of the superpower/s or mistakenly so, this position is not in keeping with honestly held peace and justice principles. Thanks for the article, perhaps could be a wee bit shortened for greater impact.