- Apr 13, 2011
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The Obama administration said the president is prepared to move ahead with a limited military strike on Syria without the assistance of allies after the British Parliament rejected a preliminary vote authorizing action. The U.S. said it would continue to consult with the UK but that the vote would not alter its plans.
"As we’ve said, President Obama’s decision-making will be guided by what is in the best interests of the United States," said National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden. "He believes that there are core interests at stake for the United States and that countries who violate international norms regarding chemical weapons need to be held accountable."
Read more: Obama ready to move on Syria without allies - The Hill's Global Affairs
Looks like unfortunately the UK's vote didnt change things. Looks like we are going in alone.