Monday, October 22, 2012

The US should change the balance of power in Syria by supplying rebels with anti-aircraft weapons, according to Syria watcher Joshua Landis who until now has resisted US involvement in the conflict.

The Guardian


The supply of portable heat-seeking missiles seems to be increasingly justified. US politicians fear that elements of the Syrian opposition may misuse ground to air missiles, but surely they cannot be misused more than Assad’s jets and helicopters. Assad’s air superiority, combined with his inability to rule Syria, is causing endless misery. Air power is so destructive that if it could be denied to both sides, surely fewer people would be killed......"

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