South Asia Center Nonresident Senior Fellow Barbara Slavin writes for Al Monitor on whether the United States will implement a no-fly zone in Syria to protect fighters trained to defeat ISIS:

The retired Marine general in charge of mobilizing an international coalition against the group that calls itself the Islamic State (IS) says that the United States has not ruled out a no-fly zone or protected corridor in Syria to safeguard the thousands of fighters it intends to train to help defeat the militant group.

“All those things are under consideration,” John Allen told an audience the evening of March 2 at the Atlantic Council, a Washington-based think tank.

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