20 February 2007
Global Security: the Middle East
The Foreign Affairs Committee will hold the first oral evidence session of its inquiry into Global Security.
Wednesday 28 February
2.30pm Simon Macdonald (Director, Iraq) and Dr Peter Gooderham (Director, Middle East & North Africa) Foreign and Commonwealth Office
3.30pm Dr Rosemary Hollis, Director of Research, Chatham House and Dr Nomi Bar-Yaacov, independent analyst.
The meeting is scheduled to take place in the Grimond Room, Portcullis House. Members of the public are welcome to attend and should confirm the venue by contacting the House of Commons Public Information Office 020 7219 4272 on the day before the meeting.
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