Top U.S. general warns against major assault on Syria's Idlib

ATHENS - The top US military officer warned on Tuesday that a major Syrian military assault on the rebel-held enclave of Idlib would lead to a humanitarian catastrophe and instead recommended more narrowly tailored operations against militants there.
"If major military operations take place we can expect humanitarian catastrophe and I think we would all want to see that be avoided," Marine General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters during a trip to Athens.
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