No Fly-Zone in Syria: Too big an ask?

no-fly-zone-syriaLast week, allies President Bashar al-Assad and President Vladimir Putin met in Moscow for further talks on the Syria crisis. The chat also gave Assad a chance to thank Putin for his campaign of airstrikes that started on 30 September.

The claim has been that the strikes have fundamentally decreased the spread of “terrorism” by targeting IS militants; however, among 370 casualties from the offensive, 120 have been reported to be civilians.

The number of civilian deaths in the Syrian conflict is not just a blemish of the hostilities but a long, deep, scar – and hundreds of thousands of deaths have been implored.

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