Isis Essay

379 WordsNov 5, 20142 Pages
Canada Officially Goes to War vs ISIS Canada's House of Commons has greenlit in a 157-134 vote on Tuesday night its participation to go into war versus ISIS. The 23 figure difference has officially approved the launch of the country's combat mission against the extremist group. The approved motion, which prompted a two-day debate among Canadian lawmakers, allows for the use and deployment of six Canadian fighter-bombers, two CP-140 surveillance planes, one refueling aircraft and 600 personnel. The military equipment and men in uniform will join U.S.-led coalition airstrikes launched against the ISIS in Iraq for six months. As with the U.S., Canada will not be sending troops on the ground. However, the 69 Special Forces soldiers earlier deployed and already on the ground will remain there. Their mission is to continue advising security forces fighting the Islamic State group in the northern part of Iraq. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper thanked and lauded the decision of the members of the House of Commons. "If left unchecked this terrorist organization will grow and grow quickly. They have already voiced their local and international terrorist intentions and identified Canada as a potential target," he said in a statement released shortly after the passage of the motion. He added it is a government duty to protect the security of each and every Canadian because the threat posed by ISIS is "real." By Esther Tanquintic-Misa | October 8 2014 Summary In summary of this article it is mainly about how Canada has officially announced that Canada is going to join in the battle against Isis. After the vote in the House of Commons was greenlit Canada joined the war against Isis and this led to Canada deploying six Canadian fighter-bombers, two CP-140 surveillance planes, one refueling aircraft and 600 personnel. This is planned to help put Canadian

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