Theresa May ‘almost sent 1,000 troops to Syria last year’



Theresa May secretly considered sending up to 1,000 British troops into Syria after Donald Trump announced an abrupt withdrawal of US soldiers from the war-torn country last year, it has been claimed.
The Telegraph exclusively reports that May, prime minister at the time, feared the US president’s “shock announcement” - which came before Islamic State’s (Isis) so-called caliphate was eradicated - would “leave jihadists who still posed a threat to the UK free to plot more atrocities”.
According to the newspaper, she discussed a plan in which London and Paris would send a like-for-like... read more

 
29 November 2019 in Auto, Views: 119
Source: The Week
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