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Big Question: Iraq air strikes

Are we launching another 'war on terror' which is doomed to fail?

By Prospect Team  

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Parliament was recalled today for an emergency debate on whether the UK should join US-led air strikes against militants in northern Iraq. Opening the session, the Prime Minister told MPs that Islamist extremists had  “already declared war on us.” With the majority of MPs seemingly set to back action…

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