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The Tory motion…and Cameron’s “plan”

The Tory motion…and Cameron’s “plan” That this house notes that ISIL poses a direct threat to the United Kingdom; welcomes United Nations Security Council Resolution 2249 which determines that ISIL constitutes an ‘unprecedented threat to international peace and security’ and … Continue reading

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Corbyn’s 7 Questions to Cameron

Jeremy Corbyn MP, Leader of the Labour Party, responding to the Prime Minister’s statement on Syria: “I would like to thank the Prime Minister for providing an advance copy of his remarks. After the despicable and horrific attacks in Paris … Continue reading

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Syria: LP resolution

Syria Emergency Motion at Labour Party Conference Conference notes the evidence of an increased Russian military build-up in Syria; the announcement of talks between US and Russian military leaders aimed at avoiding the risk of clashes in Syria on Friday, … Continue reading

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When in doubt, bomb

Western policy in Syria is bankrupt. But that doesn’t stop the aerial attacks, reports Mike Phipps The US has been bombing Syria for over a year. Russia began this September, as did France. Turkey has strafed targeted ISIS positions in … Continue reading

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John McDonnell in the House of Commons on the Syria debate

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2pcssm6sLUk&feature=player_detailpage#t=6899 Should start at 1h:54m:59s From Hansard: During Thursday’s debate, the LRC Chair John McDonnell, in classic form, gives a welcome view on the Syrian question: John McDonnell (Hayes and Harlington) (Lab): I want to thank the Conservative Back Benchers, … Continue reading

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