U.K. Illegally at War in Yemen*
Prime Minister David Cameron should admit that Britain is at war in Yemen without ever having sought parliamentary approval, an SNP politician has said.
The remark was issued by Scottish National Party (SNP) MP Angus Robertson in the House of Commons on Wednesday.
During Prime Minister’s Questions, Robertson, the SNP’s Westminster leader, asked what the U.K. was doing to promote peace in Yemen where a Sunni/Shia proxy war is currently being fought with substantial loss of life.
Robertson said civilians were being killed by the Royal Saud Air Force,
“who have done that using British-built planes with pilots who are trained by British instructors, and who are dropping British-made bombs and are coordinated by the Saudis in the presence of British military advisers.
“Is it not time for the prime minister to admit that Britain is effectively taking part in a war…
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