The War in Afghanistan: A Litmus test for ‘Global Britain’?

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The Circle Foundation hosted another hot-debate this time on the Afghanistan War and the ‘Concept of Global Britain’. In light of the Afghanistan withdrawal, the panel examined the Afghanistan crisis within the context of “Global Britain”. What lessons should we take from the Afghanistan withdrawal? We discussed what is next for Afghanistan, and what should be the strategy of Britain’s foreign policy priorities and how they can be achieved?

Panel Speakers:
– Prof Michael Clarke

– Former Director-General of the Royal United Services Institute (RUSI)

– Dr Kaleigh Heard, Senior Analyst at RAND Europe and Lecturer at UCL

– Dr Samuel Ramani, tutor of politics and international relations at the University of Oxford

– Rt. Hon. Afzal Khan MP

– Labour MP for Manchester Gorton and Shadow Deputy Leader of the House of Commons

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