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Implications of UK military involvement in Syria against DAESH

15 January 2016

The Defence Committee holds its second evidence session, focusing on the UK military's involvement in Syria in operations against DAESH.


Tuesday 19 January 2016, Committee Room 16, Palace of Westminster

At 11.30 am

  • Dr Afzal Ashraf, Consultant Fellow, Royal United Services Institute
  • Major General (Rtd) Jonathan Shaw CB CBE

Purpose of session

The Committee examines:

  • The military and political implications of the UK’s military involvement in Syria in operations against DAESH;
  • The nature and capability of DAESH’s military assets that UK forces are engaging, and:
  • The effect that operations will have in the long term.

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