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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Government policy on Afghanistan

Foreign Affairs Committee
Government policy on Afghanistan

Tuesday 23 November 2021

Start times: 1.45pm (private) 2.30pm (public)


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Rory Stewart and Lord Richards give evidence on Afghanistan

The session will focus on the impact of the Taliban takeover on the region and the world. 

Lord (David) Richards of Herstmonceux is a former Chief of Defence Staff and former Chief of Staff of the Allied Rapid Reaction Corps (ARRC) in Afghanistan. He is currently a crossbench member of the House of Lords. Rory Stewart was an MP between 2010 and 2019, serving as Secretary of State for International Development and Chair of the Defence Committee.

Meeting details

At 2.30pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Government policy on Afghanistan
Former Secretary of State for International Development
Former Chief of the Defence Staff
At 3.30pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Government policy on Afghanistan
Director at Carnegie India
Director of Foreign and Defense Policy Studies at American Enterprise Institute

Location

Room 5, Palace of Westminster

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