It is currently the main threat to US Armed Forces within the region. Those armed forces would be the pilots enforcing the UN mandated NO-Fly Zones. After enforcing these zones for over 10 years, its time to come to the conclusion that they have not worked and they put US armed forces at risk. The Baath party and its Marxist Dictator must go.
The no-fly zones are not UN mandated, but unilaterally imposed by the United States. They are a violation of international law and do nothing to advance US interests.