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What’s Theresa May’s stance on intervention? Even after Syria, nobody knows | Gaby Hinsliff

More worrying than the prime minister’s refusal to offer a vote on Syria was her inability to offer a good explanationNo military intervention without representation.Put like that, Jeremy Corbyn’s proposal to ensure no government could deploy troops again without first seeking parliament’s consent sounds virtually a no-brainer. After all, there is already a broad political consensus that the days of prime ministers declaring war and everyone meekly falling into line are over. To many, it won’t seem a huge leap to turn that into a legal duty to consult parliament...

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Published By: theguardian.com - Tuesday, 17 April