11 February 2009
GLOBAL SECURITY: AFGHANISTAN
ANNOUNCEMENT OF ORAL EVIDENCE SESSION
Wednesday 25 February 2009
The Committee will hold its first evidence session in its inquiry into Global Security: Afghanistan on Wednesday 25 February at 2.30 pm.
As part of its overall inquiry into Global Security, the Committee will examine the current security situation in Afghanistan and related areas in Pakistan, as well as the key strategic issues relating to Afghanistan from a British perspective.
Wednesday 25 February 2009
Colonel (retired) Christopher Langton, Senior Fellow for Conflict, the International Institute for Strategic Studies
Theo Farrell, Professor of War, Dept of War Studies, King's College, London
Dr Shaun Gregory, Pakistan Security Research Unit, University of Bradford
Sean Langan, British journalist and documentary film-maker
The meeting will take place in
Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster (
room subject to change).
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