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