Anti-ISIS Military Campaign ‘Could |Go On For Years’ – UK Defence Secretary – 25 September 2014

RT logoBritain’s armed forces will be involved in Iraq for the “long haul” of at least three or four years to defeat Islamic State fighters, the UK defence secretary has said.

While the UK is on the eve of a parliamentary vote on Friday on joining US-led air strikes against IS, Defence Secretary Michael Fallon said that Britain has a “very direct interest” in battling IS to stop terrorist attacks on British soil.

His comments came as Prime Minister David Cameron was holding a special War Cabinet on Thursday afternoon to brief ministers on an airstrike campaign against Islamist fighters in northern Iraq.

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