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British Parliament Approves Airstrikes Against IS in Syria

British lawmakers on Wednesday approved a request from Prime Minister David Cameron to take part in airstrikes against Islamic State in Syria. The vote was 397-223. Cameron appeared in Parliament to make his case, saying the airstrikes would be “part of a wider strategy” to overcome the militant movement. Britain has been bombing in Iraq for more than a year, and Cameron urged lawmakers to back extending airstrikes to Syria to target militants he said were plotting attacks on the...

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