Flight deck crew members stand next to a fighter jet in preparation for its launch on the USS Theodore Roosevelt while under way in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 6, 2015. The Obama administration has become locked in a sharp new debate over whether to deploy American military forces to establish no-fly zones and safe havens in Syria to protect civilians caught in the grinding civil war.
Flight deck crew members stand next to a fighter jet in preparation for its launch on the USS Theodore Roosevelt while under way in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 6, 2015. The Obama administration has become locked in a sharp new debate over whether to deploy American military forces to establish no-fly zones and safe havens in Syria to protect civilians caught in the grinding civil war. ADAM FERGUSON The New York Times file
Flight deck crew members stand next to a fighter jet in preparation for its launch on the USS Theodore Roosevelt while under way in the Arabian Gulf, Aug. 6, 2015. The Obama administration has become locked in a sharp new debate over whether to deploy American military forces to establish no-fly zones and safe havens in Syria to protect civilians caught in the grinding civil war. ADAM FERGUSON The New York Times file

U.S. considering ways to shield civilians in Syria

October 22, 2015 08:52 PM