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07-20-2015, 11:09 PM
UK leader offers direct signal supporting strikes on Syria

Sunday, 19 July, 2015

Prime Minister David Cameron says Britain needs to step up and take a greater role in seeking to destroy Islamic State group militants in Syria.

The British leader (http://viglink.pgpartner.com/rd.php?r=5316&m=1807507770&q=n&rdgt=1437321018&it=1437753018&et=1437925818&priceret=16.95&pg=~~3&k=20eaf3fcc801edfd0ad46bc0f49c18ab&source=feed&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eamazon%2Ecom%2Fdp%2FB00VX4K 32M%2Fref%3Dasc%5Fdf%5FB00VX4K32M3738697%3Fsmid%3D A8W5LMKHPCWNW%26tag%3Dpgmp%2D1542%2D01%2D20%26link Code%3Ddf0%26creative%3D395109%26creativeASIN%3DB0 0VX4K32M&st=feed&mt=~~~~~~~~n~~~) has offered his most direct signal to date that his government will seek authorization from Parliament to expand his country’s role in supporting the United States and other allies in attacking the militants. In remarks made to to NBC’s “Meet the Press” in an interview airing Sunday, he said, “I want Britain to do more.”

Cameron said, “we have to destroy this caliphate, whether it is in Iraq or in Syria.”

Britain has been carrying out surveillance and air-to-air refueling over Syria and launching attacks on neighboring Iraq. Defense Secretary Michael Fallon has argued recently that lawmakers should also consider backing airstrikes (http://www.chapters.indigo.ca/en-ca/books/product/9781631403156-item.html).