In this image taken from video Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron makes a statement in the House of Commons, London where he announced his government's Strategic Defense and Security Review (SDSR) Monday Nov. 23, 2015. (PA via AP)
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Britain will boost spending on defense to combat the growing threat from Islamic militants, Prime Minister David Cameron said Monday, underlining the need for rapid reaction forces after the Paris attacks.After visiting Paris where he pledged British support for France after the Nov. 13 attacks which killed 130 people, Cameron unveiled plans to increase spending by 12 billion pounds ($18 billion) to 178 billion over the next decade as part of his government's five-year defense and security plan.But the review, which detailed plans to buy eight BAE warships and nine Boeing maritime patrol aircraft, also said Britain would need to cut civilian staff at its defense ministry by 30 percent to help keep the government's budget in check.
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