UK's foreign policy approach to Afghanistan and Pakistan

The Foreign Affairs Committee has concluded its inquiry into The UK's foreign policy approach to Afghanistan and Pakistan, the Committee's Report and the Government Response have been published.

Letter from Rt Hon Sir Malcolm Rifkind MP - intelligence on Afghanistan 061211.pdf


The Committee’s Report on The UK's foreign policy approach to Afghanistan and Pakistan was published on Wednesday 2 March as the Fourth Report of Session 2010-11, HC 514.

Additional written evidence has also been published.

Further written evidence has been received.

Government Response

The Government’s Response (Cm 8064) was published in May 2011.



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