UK Could Vote on Syria Again

    Protesters holds signs during a protest against military intervention in Syria in central London on August 31, 2013. British lawmakers voted late on August 29 to reject Prime Minister David Cameron's call for British involvement in military strikes aimed at punishing the Syrian regime for alleged chemical weapons use. AFP PHOTO/CARL COURT        (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

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    Maybe Obama and Cameron will be besties again afterall. British officials are saying that the U.S. decision to delay a strike for congressional approval could provide a new opportunity for the UK to get back in to the coalition of allies willing to use military force against Syria. Opposition leader Ed Miliband, who led the vote rejecting the use of force this week, has said a military strike isn’t out of the question, but more intelligence is needed, including the results of the UN inquiry, to prove Assad’s culpability in the suspected chemical weapons attack that killed hundreds. “If there were to be really significant developments in Syria … then of course the prime minister has the right to bring that back to Parliament,” Labor Party spokesman, Jim Murphy said.

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