Past event


Afghanistan: Turning Tactical Gains into Strategic Success

Chatham House, London


Rt Hon Bob Ainsworth MP, Secretary of State for Defence
Chair: Dr Paul Cornish, Head, International Security Programme, Chatham House


In his first major speech as Secretary of State for Defence, Rt Hon Bob Ainsworth MP, will reinforce the UK's commitment to operations in Afghanistan. He will set out the nature of the comprehensive cross-government and international action that will be the platform for success.