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.

The MoD wants to make more savings - but where will the axe fall?
 
What's behind the increased number of service personnel seeking help for mental health issues?
 
Plus the last minute attempts to save the Nimrod
 
Is democracy working in Afghanistan?
 
And how successful are the latest reconciliation talks between Cyprus and Turkey?

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This week,  Sitrep looks back 20 years ago to the first Iraq War as the legalities of the most recent Iraq war are still being debated ahead of Tony Blair’s return to the Iraq Inquiry

 

Plus: as the governments in Tunisia and Lebanon collapse, what can be done to calm renewed tensions in the Middle East?

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Is the government politicising the military convenant

 

How a change to  Forces’ pensions  could leave many out-of-pocket

 

Why the Chief of the Defence Staff believes the UK should have it’s own Cyber Command.

 

And  why one group are campaigning to raise the age of recruitment from 16 to 18.

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This week’s Sitrep looks ahead: what can the defence world expect in 2011: what’s the prognosis for peace in Afghanistan ?  And why is Pakistan the key to peace in the region?
 
How will the cuts from last year’s defence review affect British Forces around the world?
 
Plus, why the Government is holding a review into the care of  Forces’ amputees and why Germany’s ending conscription.

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