News Brief 8/29/2013, Elul 23, 5773
Britain to Delay Action on Syria
British Prime Minister David Cameron argued in favor of international intervention in Syria in a lengthy Parliament debate Thursday. However, despite his impassioned speech, his government was ultimately left without support for a military intervention, and decided to delay a decision.
“This is not like Iraq, what we are seeing in Syria is fundamentally different. We are not invading a country,” Cameron argued.
He said, “It’s not about taking sides, it’s not about invading, it’s not about regime change… It’s about the large-scale use of chemical weapons.."