Sam Ashworth-Hayes Sam Ashworth-Hayes

A no-fly zone is an act of war

Do proponents seriously want us to shoot down Russian jets?


Fuelled by repeated appeals from President Zelensky, western support for a no-fly zone in Ukraine is growing. The number of Americans in favour of a no-fly zone outnumber those against by 45 per cent to 20. People seem to feel that something must be done, beyond the sanctions already in place and the provision of weapons.

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