Posted on August 22, 2014
Britain should join America and start bombing militants from Islamic State (Isis), Richard Dannatt, the former head of the army, has suggested.
In an interview on BBC Radio 4’s Today programme on Friday, Lord Dannatt said he thought it was inevitable that Britain would eventually start launching air strikes against Isis.
He also said the government should open talks with the Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad as part of the campaign against Isis. General Dannatts’ comments have been supported by Sir Malcolm Rifkind.
The Foreign Secretary has rebuffed calls for Britain to form a military alliance with the Assad regime in Syria to combat the Islamic State (Isis).