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What British War on Terror | RemoteControl.pdf

What British War on Terror | RemoteControl.pdf

In evidence given to a 2016 Joint Committee on Human Rights investigation, government testimony confirmed that the UK is “not in a generalised state of conflict with ISIL, except in Iraq and Syria.”1 This would separate the UK position from that of the US, which declared its own global war on terror soon after the 9/11 attacks.2This ushered in an era of war in Afghanistan,3 which has since broadened into a pursuit of “al Qaeda and its affiliates”4 that has driven US military actions in Yemen, Somalia, Libya, and now in Syria and Iraq against ISIS.

Source: FINAL-What-British-War-on-Terror-PDF.pdf