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.
This week,  a special edition of Sitrep looking back at the big stories of the year that made the headlines in the Forces' world.  From SDSR to  Afghanistan, Korea, the Middle East and many more - it's all in the Sitrep review of 2010 with Kate Gerbau and a panel of defence experts.
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Sitrep looks at the reasons why the experts are saying the strategy in Afghanistan isn’t working
What’s the future for defence spending and procurement
Find out what’s being done to counter Islamic extremism in the UK
And, find out why the number of  homeless ex-Forces personnel has fallen dramatically in the last 10 years.

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In this week's programme....


The true definition of the Military Covenant and what’s it means for Forces’ Families


Analysis of the  continuing fall-out from Wikileaks


What’s behind the latest spying allegations?


And, could climate change trigger the next war?

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In this week's Sitrep..............


There's been more Wikileaks - but how damaging are they and what's still to come?


The story of how one woman's determination changed forever the repatriation process for servicemen and women.


And we say farewell to Ark Royal as it head towards Portsmouth

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In this week's Sitrep
What's behind North Korea's attack on the South ?
The highs and lows of the Nato summit
Is the army doing enough to tackle bullying
Plus: the fight to save RAF Leuchars


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In this week’s Sitrep ….what’s on the agenda at the Lisbon  Nato conference?


The EU’s Naval Force talks about its continuing fight against pirates off Somalia


Why the governments paying compensation to former Guantanamo prisoners.


And In Germany, concerns by top brass that the withdrawal of British Forces there will be ‘difficult’

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In this week's Sitrep, Scotland's First Minister, Alex Salmond, explains why he's backing the fight to save Lossiemouth
Did torture prevent terrorist attacks on the UK?
And why some veterans think the Poppy Appeal is too glitzy

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How do you stop Yemen turning into the next Afghanistan?

The Anglo-French defence treaty - what it really means for British defence

What now for the President Obama after the mid-term elections; will the results change America's policy in Afghanistan?

And, what is rare earth and why it could be the new gold.

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In this week's Sitrep...


The outgoing CGS, SirJock Stirrup, explains why he’ll still be fighting for an increase in defencespending, and the head of the Defence Select Committee on what they’ll beinvestigating after the results of the Defence Review


Plus: Wikileaks; why releasethe documents now?

And...Why the Royal BritishLegion’s Poppy appeal  is more appealingthan ever

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After months' of speculation the Government’sStrategic Defence and Security Review has finally been published.
This week's special edition of Sitrep willl go beyond the headlines, to find out what it means for our forcesin the years ahead, and for Britain's position on the world stage.

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