'Islamic State',  UK Politics

House of Commons approves strikes against IS in Syria

And so the House of Commons– including 66 Labour MPs– votes to approve airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria.

Labour’s Shadow Foreign Secretary Hilary Benn spoke in favor, to Jeremy Corbyn’s obvious displeasure:

I can almost hear the demands for Benn’s head on a platter from this side of the ocean.

Update: Here is Hilary Benn’s excellent speech in its entirety:

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