Thu, 19 January 2017
Tomorrow Donald Trump will become the 45th President of the United States of America. In a special edition of Sitrep, Kate Gerbeau will ask “Should we be frightened?”
A panel of experts are going to look at what Trump’s time as President & Commander in Chief of the American Armed Forces could mean for the rest of the world.
Will he forge closer ties with Russia?
What will he do about NATO?
What about Syria?
And why is he so against China?
Find out the answers to those questions and many more in today’s Sitrep………………………….
BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee.
Former BBC Diplomatic Correspondent Bridget Kendall. Bridget has spent a lot of time in Washington and Moscow and is an expert on Russian politics.
Professor of International Politics at the University of Birmingham Scott Lucas who can talk extensively about US foreign policy and the Middle East.
Dr Karin von Hippel, Director General of the Royal United Services Institute. Karin was formally Chief of Staff to the US General John Allen when he was special presidential envoy for the Global Coalition to Counter Isil.
Simon Marks from Feature Story – our man in Washington who can tell us all about what we can expect at tomorrow’s inauguration ceremony.
THURSDAYS at 4:30pm UK TIME on BFBS RADIO 2 and at 6:30pm UK TIME on BFBS & UK Bases
You can listen on BFBS Radio 2 at 1630 (UK time) and at 1830 (UK time) on BFBS (via web, App & DAB in the UK and on FM in Scotland, Colchester, Salisbury Plain, Aldershot, Catterick & Blandford Forum)
Sky Channel 0211
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