Academics questioned on the National Security Strategy

07 March 2016

The Joint Committee on the National Security Strategy takes evidence the National Security Strategy and the Strategic Defence and Security Review 2015 with three academics.


Monday 14 March 2016, Committee Room 4A, Palace of Westminster

At 4.15pm:

  • Professor John Gearson, Professor of National Security Studies at King’s College, London
  • Professor Patrick Porter, Academic Director, Strategy and Security Institute at the University of Exeter
  • James de Waal, Senior Fellow in International Security, Chatham House

Purpose of the session

Issues covered in questioning are expected to include:

  • How the National Security Strategy was created
  • The UK’s role in the world
  • Perceived threats to the UK
  • National Security Risk Assessment
  • UK military capability

Further information 

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