Thu, 29 March 2018
In this episode hosted by Tim Cooper with BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee we mark the 20th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement in Northern Ireland. Tim talks to Major General Julian Thompson, a former Royal Marine who commanded troops in South Armagh in 1976. You’ll hear what it was like at the height of the troubles and why the agreement could be affected by Brexit.
Salisbury attack: Alexander Nekrassov, a former advisor to the Kremlin has some strong opinions about the Salisbury Novichok poisoning.
One year till Brexit: Defence writer Sebastian Schulte gives the German view of Britain’s European defence and security relationships.
New Chief of Defence Staff: General Sir Nick Carter has been appointed, but what’s he like?
And The RAF celebrates 100 years in the sky….hear some classic RAF aircraft sounds!
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