United Kingdom National Security Strategy
Britain’s Defence Secretary Phillip Hammond and Director General of Security Policy Tom McKane talked about the importance of the new… read more
Britain’s Defence Secretary Phillip Hammond and Director General of Security Policy Tom McKane talked about the importance of the new National Security Council set up by the coalition government after the 2010 election.
Secretary Hammond talked about about the perceived shift in American foreign policy interest away from Europe and towards China, and policy differences between the UK and Europe over the Middle East. This hearing included members from both the House of Commons and House of Lords. Labour Party member Margaret Beckett chaired this session. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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