Canada votes for air strikes against Islamic State, 157-134

October 8, 2014 2:32 AM

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Canada votes for air strikes against Islamic State, 157-134

Canada's Parliament authorized air strikes in Iraq for up to six months and explicitly stated that no ground troops be used in combat operations.

TORONTO — Canada's Parliament voted Tuesday to authorize airstrikes against the Islamic State militant group in Iraq following a US request.

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