Hillary Clinton Backs Syria ‘No-Fly’ Zones: WHDH-TV Boston

“I personally would be advocating now for a no-fly zone and humanitarian corridors to try to stop the carnage on the ground and from the air,” Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton tells Boston’s WHDH-TV.

  • NOTE: White House spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters earlier this week that a no-fly zone is “not something that we’re considering,” and that it would raise “whole set of logistical questions about how exactly what would be enforced”
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  • Clinton on Republican rival Donald Trump saying that if had the authority he would send away Syrian refugees who attempt to reside in U.S.:
    • “I don’t know what country he thinks he’s living in. We have a long and proud tradition of accepting refugees from conflict,” the former secretary of state says
  • Clinton declined to criticize Democratic candidate and Sen. Bernie Sanders, saying she wants to focus on differences with Republicans: WHDH
  • NOTE: 1st Democratic debate set for Oct. 13 in Las Vegas