Tag: Cameron

Cameron urges UK parliament to back bombing of IS in Syria

Posted December 03, 2015 00:18:ten British prime minister David Cameron has urged parliament to vote to approve air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria following months of wrangling more than whether or not adequate opposition Labour lawmakers would back military action. “The threat is extremely actual,” he said at the start of a…


Cameron makes case for Britain to join Syria air strikes

Posted November 27, 2015 00:45:06 British prime minister David Cameron has argued his case for the UK to join air strikes in Syria ahead of a vote expected at a later date, with signs of opposition weakening following the Paris attacks. “If we won’t act now, when our buddy and ally France has been struck…


Cameron pledges to outline strategy against IS this week

By DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — British Prime Minister David Cameron will begin to lay out his case this week for the Royal Air Force to start off hitting Islamic State targets in Syria, some thing he has been eager to do but feared being blocked by Parliament. Speaking in Paris on Monday…


Cameron to announce new strike brigades in strategic defence review

Two 5,000-robust strike brigades for speedy deployment missions will be a central feature of the strategic defence review. Photograph: Noah Smith/Commissioned for The Guardian David Cameron will announce two new five,000-strong strike brigades for fast deployment missions as a central feature of the government’s latest strategic defence assessment. He will also guarantee a £12bn increase…