Britain's Cameron loses Syria war vote; America's ally will sit out any potential attack

  • by: GREGORY KATZ , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 29, 2013 - 9:50 PM

LONDON — British Prime Minister David Cameron lost a vote endorsing military action against Syria by 13 votes Thursday, a stunning defeat that will almost guarantee that Britain plays no direct role in any U.S. attack on Bashar Assad's government.

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