Cameron to recall parliament to decide which side to bomb in Syria



I can understand why the British prime minister is confused – with the US both arming and bombing ISIS.

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The prime minister, David Cameron, has announced that Parliament is to be recalled on Friday to decide whether British forces should bomb pro-Assad government forces, or anti-Assad rebel forces in Syria.

The decision comes after assurances from the leader of the opposition, Ed Miliband, that his party will support tossing a coin to decide on the issue.

Britain is likely to send RAF Tornado aircraft into action, possibly as early as this weekend, once MPs have decided which side to bomb.

In a short statement, a Downing Street spokesman said:

The Speaker has agreed to the prime minister’s request to recall parliament this Friday to debate which Syrians the UK should bomb. As soon as we can work that out, we can announce our resolute, firm and unwavering commitment to support whichever side it is we’ve decided to support.

Mr Cameron’s announcement comes just days after a survey revealed as many…

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8 thoughts on “Cameron to recall parliament to decide which side to bomb in Syria

  1. To make it even more confusing, it’s just been revealed that the Free Syrian Army (the rebels being provided arms by the US, NATO and Australia) has signed an non-aggression pact with ISIS.
    Go to and check out paragraph 3 under Long Term Goal?

    In other words, they’re not going to use all these weapons to fight ISIS. They’re going to collaborate with ISIS to overthrow Syria’s democratically elected secular government.

    Surely Obama knows this. His intent all along has been to overthrow Assad and install someone more friendly to US interests. Obama’s UN ambassador Samantha Powers said as much in a recent interview:


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