British Cabinet Approves Motion for Syria Airstrikes, Action Could Begin Within Days

David Cameron, in a file photo, is pushing for airstrikes in Syria. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
David Cameron, in a file photo, is pushing for airstrikes in Syria. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Britain’s Cabinet has unanimously approved a motion for airstrikes in Syria. The motion was put forth by Prime Minister David Cameron, and kicked off a...

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