(USA Today) The British Parliament on Thursday narrowly voted against military action int Syria, forcing the United States to perhaps go it alone if it chooses to strike Syria over a recent chemical attack that killed hundreds of people.

David Cameron said it was clear the Parliament does not want action and “I will act accordingly,” according to the BBC.

In an interview on the BBC, British Defense Secretary Philip Hammond said the 285-272 vote ruled out any military intervention by the United Kingdom.

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