Would A No-Fly Zone Ever Fly In Syria?
Obama administration officials are denying reports that the U.S. is considering a no-fly zone in Syria.By Elizabeth Hagedorn | December 1, 2014
President Obama's long been opposed to setting up a no-fly zone in Syria. Video via The White House)
But it could finally happen, according the The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg, which are both reporting the U.S. and Turkey are negotiating a type of safe zone along the Syrian border that would be off-limits to Syrian aircraft.
U.S. officials are downplaying, if not flat-out denying, the reports. "Here at the Pentagon, there's no active consideration of the proposal right now," Pentagon spokesman Rear Adm. John Kirby said on Fox News.