Europe British jets and drones to operate in Syrian skies, David Cameron says

In September the UK Parliament authorized airstrikes in Iraq, but not Syria. The prime minister's workaround involves surveillance aircraft that will not use weapons.

By , Staff writer

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British military drones and spy planes will begin carrying out surveillance missions over Syria, Britain’s defense secretary said Tuesday, deepening the UK’s roll in the fight against the self-described Islamic State.