The Defence Committee hears from Lt. General (Retired) Sir Simon Mayall on the implications of military involvement in Syria and the nature and capability of Daesh, the Syrian opposition and other external actors.
Tuesday 9 February 2016, Wilson Room, Portcullis House
- Lieutenant General (Retired) Sir Simon Mayall KBE CB
Purpose of the session
This session is a part of the Committee’s inquiry into UK military operations in Syria and Iraq. The Committee seeks to examine:
- The military and political implications of the UK’s military involvement in Syria in operations against Daesh
- The nature and capability of Daesh and Syrian Opposition
- The impact of other external actors engaged in the conflict