A drumbeat on Syria: what's behind Tory solidarity move with US?

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Reports that a Trump request for UK help to beat Assad will be ‘hard to refuse’ may serve to damage Putin – and Labour

Such is the reputation of the ebullient and politically crafty British defence secretary, Michael Fallon, it might be assumed that a report saying the UK will join a US-led bombing campaign against Bashar al-Assad is a piece of electioneering by a man who relishes a scrap.

It is not unknown for Fallon to “hurl a dead cat on to the table” in the middle of an election (spin-doctor parlance for an outrageous move that shifts media attention away from the fact that you are losing an argument).

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