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… read more

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 asked how the Afghan security forces would perform after troop pullout, Hammond said, “The Afghans will hold the insurgency in check.” Additionally, Secretary Hammond talked about the need for a bilateral security agreement between the United States and Afghanistan. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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  • James Arbuthnot Member, House of Commons United Kingdom->North East Hampshire
  • Julian Brazier Member, House of Commons United Kingdom->Canterbury
  • James Everard Deputy Chief United Kingdom->Defence
  • James Gray Member, House of Commons United Kingdom->North Wilshire
  • Philip Hammond Member, House of Commons United Kingdom->Runnymede and Weybridge
  • Dai Havard Member, House of Commons United Kingdom->Merthyr Tydfil and Rhymney
  • Madeleine Moon Member, House of Commons United Kingdom->Bridgend
  • Bob Stewart Member, House of Commons United Kingdom->Beckenham
  • Gisela Stuart Member, House of Commons United Kingdom->Birmingham, Edgbaston
  • Derek Twigg Member, House of Commons United Kingdom->Halton
  • John Woodcock Member, House of Commons United Kingdom->Barrow and Furness
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British Defense Committee Hearing on Afghanistan

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Program ID:
318264-1
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Foreign Legislature
Location:
London, United Kingdom
First Aired:
Mar 12, 2014
Last Aired:
Mar 20, 2014

Airing Details

  • Mar 12, 2014 | 9:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 13, 2014 | 3:42am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 13, 2014 | 3:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Mar 16, 2014 | 5:13am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 16, 2014 | 9:30pm EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Mar 20, 2014 | 3:56pm EDT | C-SPAN 3