Navy Commander Christopher Homer ( I think is his last name) who is with the Institute of the Study of War....said that even a missle strike, because they cannot get air clearance, will take 45 minutes to reach it's target, so they cannot hit anything that's a hard target because anything that can be moved will have time to do so....especially since Russia will let them know as soon as the missle fires.
About the most that can be done are soft targets...like the airports...which would of course affect their planes from leaving and arriving..and this their air supply routes from Iran....which would then have to find other means of supply.
Furthermore the Syrians supporting Assad are already camping out at the sites considered targets, as human shields..by their own choosing.....as seen here in one location...
.....set up a camp at the foot of Qasioun Mountain just outside the capital on 'Tuesday'
They don’t realize this a DEMOCRAT President attacking them, do they?
The U.S. Media will cover up, or minimize, or not even mention, any civilian casualties when Obama attacks, just like Libya, and everywhere else since Obama was elected.
Not real smart, in my opinion.
The Syrians that fear al Qaeda are probably offering themselves as human shields because if the insurgents win power, there will be no Syria left anyway. Their army is the only thing holding back radical jihadis from sweeping into the cities and going Pol Pot on everyone. It’s so sad that today America is supporting radical terrorists bent on rooting out Christians. And anyone who claims otherwise is lying. One third of Qusayr’s population before the civil war was Christian. When the insurgents seized it, all Christians were forced to leave - every single one. It’s even in the MSM. After the army reclaimed it, thousands of Christians returned. What happens to them when MB/Obama gets his way?