Cameron: Bombing ISIL will make Britain safer

November 26, 2015 3:31 PM

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British Prime Minister David Cameron publicly set out his case Thursday for the United Kingdom joining U.S.-led coalition airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria, saying that to do so would "make us safer."

Cameron told British parliamentarians that the country was already being targeted by the Islamic State, also known as ISIL or ISIS, and that it was imperative that they "take action" now. He also said that Britain owed it to the United States and France.

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