David Cameron goes on the attack in Parliament during the debate on Syria - but the result of the vote was a hammer blow for the British prime minister.Photo: Reuters David Cameron goes on the attack in Parliament during the debate on Syria - but the result of the vote was a hammer blow for the British prime minister.Photo: Reuters
David Cameron goes on the attack in Parliament during the debate on Syria - but the result of the vote was a hammer blow for the British prime minister.Photo: Reuters

Defeat for Cameron over Syria spells humiliation and isolation

Prime minister's failure to secure backing for action against Damascus is not just a personal blow - it widens the gap between Britain and its allies

David Cameron goes on the attack in Parliament during the debate on Syria - but the result of the vote was a hammer blow for the British prime minister.Photo: Reuters David Cameron goes on the attack in Parliament during the debate on Syria - but the result of the vote was a hammer blow for the British prime minister.Photo: Reuters
David Cameron goes on the attack in Parliament during the debate on Syria - but the result of the vote was a hammer blow for the British prime minister.Photo: Reuters
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