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    British Defense Committee Hearing on Combating ISIS

    The British House of Commons Defence Committee held a hearing on coalition efforts against ISIS militants and their advances on targets in Iraq and Syria.  br/ The Islamic State of Iraq…

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    British Defence Committee Hearing on Combating ISIS

    The British House of Common Defence Committee held a hearing on coalition efforts against ISIS* militants and their advances on targets in Iraq and Syria. Witnesses included the former…

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    British Defense Committee Hearing on Afghanistan

    Secretary Philip Hammond testified at a British Defence Committee hearing on British troop levels in Afghanistan, the U.K.'s post-2014 priorities, and relations with Pakistan. When…

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    Securing the Future of Afghanistan

    The British Defense Committee held the third of a series of hearings examining the progress and security situation in Afghanistan. Members heard from the British ambassador to NATO,…

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    British Defence Committee Hearing

    The new British Defense Secretary, Philip Hammond, testified for the first time before a defense parliamentary committee. He took over from Liam Fox, who resigned in October 2011 amid…

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    United Kingdom National Security Strategy

    Foreign Secretary William Hague and Defense Secretary Liam Fox testified on the development and outcomes of the Strategic Defense and Security Review within the wider context of the…

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    British Military Operations in Afghanistan

    British Defense Secretary Liam Fox and the chief of Joint Operations and another Defense Ministry representative gave an update on operations in Afghanistan. Topics included Afghan…

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    British Operations in Iraq and Afghanistan

    Foreign Secretary David Miliband and Defense Secretary John Hutton testified about Iraq and Afghanistan. br/ This joint meeting of the Defence and Foreign Affairs Committees of the British…

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    British Defence Committee Hearing

    Defence Secretary Browne and General Wall testified before the British Defence committee about British military operations and provided an update on military deployments in Iraq and…

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    British Defence Committee Meeting

    The British House of Commons Defence Select Committee held a hearing on U.K. military resources and commitments. They heard testimony from the chief of the defense staff and Defence…

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    U.K. Policy Toward Iraq

    Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett and Defence Secretary Des Browne testified about British government policy in Iraq at a joint session of the Defense and Foreign Affairs Committees.

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    World Security Situation

    Mr. Hoon testified before a Defence Committee about efforts to bolster domestic security in Great Britain and the role of the armed forces in the effort.

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    Lessons Learned in Iraq, Morning Session

    The British Defense Committee held a hearing about media coverage of the war with Iraq. The committee members heard from correspondents with the BBC, Sky TV, and ITV news.

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    Lessons Learned in Iraq, Afternoon Session

    The British Defense Committee held a hearing about media coverage of the war with Iraq. The committee took testimony from correspondents from Britain’s Channel 4, the BBC and The…

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    Future of NATO

    Secretary Hoon testified before the British House of Commons Defense Committee about the future of NATO. He took questions from members on U.S. and British support for NATO since the…

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    British Gulf War Illnesses

    Minister Soames and others testified about the research into the possible causes of the illnesses of British veterans of the Persian Gulf War. They focused on departmental failures and…

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