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Michael Fallon discusses strategies being used to counter Daesh

24 May 2016

The Defence Committee holds its final oral evidence session on its inquiry into UK military operations in Syria and Iraq.


Thursday 26 May 2016, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House

At 10.30am

  • Rt Hon Michal Fallon MP, Secretary of State for Defence
  • Lieutenant General Mark Carleton-Smith CBE, Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff (Military Strategy and Operations)
  • Dominic Wilson, Director of Operational Policy, Ministry of Defence

Purpose of the session

The Committee will question the Secretary of State for Defence on:

  • the military and political strategy to counter DAESH;
  • the military and political implications of the UK's military involvement in Syria in operations against DAESH;
  • the nature and capability of DAESH and Syrian Opposition; and
  • the integration between Daesh in Iraq and Syria and its affiliates.

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