No-Fly Zones:Strategic, Operational, and Legal Considerations for Congress

Congressional Research Service,

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Congressional Research Service Report issued March 18, 2011.<p>

The ongoing uprising in Libya against the government of Muammar al Qadhafi has been the subject of ongoing domestic and international debate about potential international military intervention, including the proposed establishment of a no-fly zone over Libya. Congress may wish to consider issues surrounding the strategy, international authorization, congressional authorization, operations, and costs of establishing and maintaining