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FPC Briefing: The vote was not British isolationism. It was about the legitimacy of international action.

By Prof Jason Ralph.

In this FPC Briefing our Senior Research Associate Prof. Jason Ralph sets out his analysis of the recent House Commons vote against UK participation in Syria. He argues that Labour's insistence that UN processes should play a crucial role in formulating the international response helps UK foreign policy move on from the problems of Iraq.

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