Iraq and Syria: threat posed by Islamic State

14 October 2014

Defence Committee holds evidence session on the situation in Iraq and Syria and the threat posed by the Islamic State in Iraq and Levant (ISIL).


Tuesday 14 October 2014, Grimond Room, Portcullis House

At 2.30 pm

  • Joost Hiltermann, Chief Operating Officer, International Crisis Group
  • Professor Toby Dodge, Director of the Middle East Centre, London School of Economics
  • Aymenn Jawad Al-Tamimi, Shillman-Ginsburg Fellow at the Middle East Forum
  • Shiraz Maher, International Centre for the Study of Radicalisation, King’s College London

At 3.30 pm

  • Lieutenant Colonel (retired) Richard Williams

At 4.15 pm

  • Emma Sky, Yale University (via video link)

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