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Conservative Party (UK)

Cameron: Britain will get more drones to fight extremists

Britain will get 20 more drones and strengthen its special forces as Britain tries to help quell the growth of the Islamic State militant group in Syria and Iraq, Prime Minister David Cameron said Sunday. He told the Sunday Telegraph that national defense and security will be focal points of the annual Conservative Party conference that began in Manchester on Sunday. Cameron indicated that British jihadis operating inside Syria will face possible drone attacks as a last resort. Two Britons have already been killed by Royal Air Force drones. He said obtaining 20 new Predator drones would more than double Britain's fleet. They can be used for both surveillance and to attack people or...