1 February 2006 - DEFENCE AND SECURITY COMMITTEE VISITS THE UNITED STATES
The Defence and Security Committee visited Washington DC and San Diego,
California on 23-27 January. In Washington the committee met with
government officials, non-governmental experts and members of Congress.
Led by Chairman Joel Hefley (US) the 35 members of the committee also
traveled to San Diego where they visited several naval bases in the region
and the Marine Corps training center.
The meetings in Washington focused on a number of key topics. The state of