Transformation of power in the Middle East explored in new inquiry
17 October 2016
The International Relations Select Committee launches its inquiry into transformations of power in the Middle East and their implications for UK foreign policy.
- Inquiry: Transformations of power in the Middle East and implications for UK policy
- International Relations Committee
Scope of the inquiry
Over the past ten years, the Middle East has experienced significant political, economic and social change, including sometimes violent upheavals. Centres and sources of power have shifted dramatically. Major implications follow for both the policy of the UK and its and relationship with the region, which demand extensive re-appraisal. The Committee will examine the transformation of power in the region during its inquiry.