BFBS Radio Sitrep
Sitrep is a unique current affairs radio programme produced by the British Forces News team with expert analysis of Defence and Foreign Affairs as our agenda. Presented by Kate Gerbeau and featuring our Forces News Defence Analyst Christopher Lee, Sitrep is the only place on radio where you'll find a comprehensive look back at the week's most significant events in defence and foreign affairs.

This week there’s more pressure from Argentina over its claims to the Falklands Islands

 

Why America thinks Europe should pay for its own defence and security including Afghanistan.

 

There’s a warning over military intervention in Syria & the consequences of drone strikes in Yemen.

 

And there’s concerns over the future capabilities of the Royal Navy.

 

 

PRESENTER:  Kate Gerbeau

STUDIO GUEST:  BFBS’s defence analyst, Christopher Lee & Professor Paul Rogers, from the Dept of Peace Studies at Bradford University.

 

OTHER INTERVIEWS: 

 

Jonathan Foreman from Civitas Institute discussing moving the international aid budget to the armed forces.

 

Professor Sir Paul Newton on Syria 

 

Iona Craig, the Times Yemen correspondent, on drone strikes in Yemen

 

Steve Bush editor of British Warships And Auxiliaries 2013/14

You can listen on BFBS Radio 2 at 1630 (UK time) and on BFBS Radio at 1830 (UK time)

Alternatively listen again on the website.

Direct download: Wk01_Sitrep_podcast.mp3
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