and security issues not just affecting britian but countries all over
the world. Afte all, the Forum is a foreign and defence
think tank that was launched by Lady Olga Maitland in 1983.It was then
known under its campaigning wing, ’Families for
whose remit was to put the case for NATO’s policies of
multilateral nuclear disarmament in the face of vociferous voices from
the anti-nuclear protest groups such as CND.
The chairman is Major General Patrick Cordingley, DSO, who commanded
the ground forces in the First Gulf War. Deputy Chairman is Rt Hon Sir
John Wheeler former Minister of State, Northern Ireland responsible for
counter terrorism. Lady Olga Maitland, former MP,
DSF as its President.
DSF is supported by a distinguished panel of honorary patrons lead by
Lord Lamont of Lerwick and Lord Nazir Ahmed of Rotherham. The
purpose of DSF is to inform and brief members of the City, the
professions, diplomats and servicemen on current events in the field of
defence and foreign affairs. Bearing in mind the impact that
economies of the world have on international relations, DSF
a monitoring eye on trade relations and economic issues.
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