U.K. Labour Sets Terms for Backing Islamic State Strikes

September 23, 2014 11:24 AM

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Prime Minister David Cameron’s ability to join the U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State rests on winning over U.K. Labour Party lawmakers who have so far avoided committing themselves to backing military strikes.

Cameron, who is in New York attending the United Nations General Assembly together with President Barack Obama and other world leaders, can’t offer help without the agreement of the U.K. Parliament. Unable to guarantee the votes of lawmakers in his coalition, Cameron must rely on the support of oppo...

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