COMMONS

Academics questioned on political instability in North and West Africa

17 May 2013

This is the first evidence session for the Committee’s inquiry into extremism and political instability in North and West Africa.

Among issues the Committee is likely to discuss with witnesses are the military intervention in Mali, the Algerian hostage crisis in January, and extremism across the region.

Witnesses

At 2.30pm (approximately)

  • Professor Paul Rogers, Professor of Peace Studies, University of Bradford, and
  • Imad Mesdoua, Political Analyst, Pasco Risk Management

At 3.30pm (approximately)

  • Jon Marks, Associate Fellow, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House

Further Information

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