Tuesday, October 21, 2014   

British PM under pressure on Iraq
(08-11 17:19)

British Prime Minister David Cameron is under pressure to do more on Iraq, with some members of his own party urging him to recall Parliament from its summer break to take up the matter.
Lawmaker Conor Burns is leading the charge, insisting that airdropping supplies to groups besieged by Islamic militants in the north of the country is not enough to prevent the slaughter of minorities.
London Mayor Boris Johnson, a prominent member of Cameron's Conservative Party, has also urged Britain to do more, writing in the Daily Telegraph that action is needed to prevent "the Ebola-like spread of the fanatics.''
Ex-Army chief Richard Dannatt told the BBC on Monday that it may be necessary to put British troops on the ground to direct air support. --AP   
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