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Big Question: should we step up military action against IS?

Britain has contributed less to the anti-extremist fightback than some other nations

By Prospect Team  

Fighters from the Free Syrian Army and the Kurdish People's Protection units join forces to fight IS. © Jake Simkin/AP/Press Association Images

This week, the Commons Defence Select Committee found that Britain had carried out just 6 per cent of coalition air strikes against IS, and accused the government of not setting out a sufficiently detailed strategy to tackle the extremist group.

With horrific videos circulating of one of IS’s…

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