Parliamentary Approval for Troop Deployment: Voting for and Against War

With Iraq slipping further into chaos, tensions with Iran rising and voters wary of further international adventures, lawmakers in Britain and the United States are looking at ways to exercise more influence over government decisions to send troops abroad. Other countries are consulting their legislatures before putting soldiers in harm’s way as a result of constitutional requirements or political prudence.

The World Today Published 1 May 2007 Updated 15 October 2020 4 minute READ

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