British parliament is on its long summer recess but there is a great deal of political activity ongoing in the U.K.
England's official opposition party at this time, Labour, has still to elect its new party leader to replace Ed Miliband and perhaps the Tories are using political opportunity to their best advantage.
Already we have learned that British military personnel are in Syria without parliamentary approval. Those involved are embedded in foreign forces but that fact does nothing to quell anger.
Remember those heady days when allied troops were leaving Iraq after a long and bloody illegal war that killed many including tens of thousands of Iraqis?
People wanted the troops home and who can blame them but having removed Saddam Hussein from office finding the right time for Iraq was never going to be easy.
Within a short space of time Iraq was struggling to rebuild itself into a new democratic country and a few years on the Islamic State has scuppered any attempts at a real and lasting peace.
August 2014 the Guardian reported - Britain steps up role in Iraq as warplanes monitor Isis position.
Has Mission Creep become Mission Race?
In July "Cameron gives SAS the green light to launch killing raids on terror leaders inside Syria and Iraq" wrote the Mail Online.