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 Treasury’s told the MOD how much cash it’s got to spend…….but did the Defence secretary get the deal he wanted?

 

The Chief of the General Staff, General Sir Peter Wall , explains the future of land-warfare

 

Find out how senior Afghan officers are getting trained at Shrivenham.

 

There’s an update from the Army Families Federation conference in Germany

 

And “Our Wives and Sweethearts” – how a Royal Navy toast has been modernised.

 

PRESENTER: Tim Cooper

STUDIO GUEST: BFBS’s Defence Analyst Christopher Lee

 

 

OTHER INTERVIEWS:  

BFBS reporter James Hirst on defence spending

BFBS reporter  Claire Sadler reporting on the CGS’s speech

BFBS reporter Charlotte Cross visits the UK’s Defence Academy at Shrivenham

Sitrep’s Kate Gerbeau reports from the AFF conference

 

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You can listen on BFBS Radio 2 at 1630 (UK time) and at 1830 (UK time) on BFBS (via webb, App & DAB in the UK and on FM in Scotland, Colchester, Salisbury Plain, Aldershot, Catterick & Blandford Forum)

 

Alternatively listen again on the website

Direct download: Sitrep_20130627.mp3
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As Afghan forces take control of security in Afghanistan Britain’s most senior commander there tells Sitrep that the future of the country is in the hands of it’s people…
 
The Supreme Court has ruled human rights do apply on the battlefield but what does that mean for future conflicts
 
There’s been more army job losses – but what’s life really like for those who’ve taken redundancy?
 
And the importance of  Exercise Askari Thunder in Kenya
 

PRESENTER: Kate Gerbeau
STUDIO GUEST: BFBS’s Defence Analyst Christopher Lee

 
OTHER INTERVIEWS: 
Deputy Commander of the international forces in Afghanistan, Lieutenant General Nick Carter
 
BFBS reporter in Camp Bastion Geoff Meade
 
 
BFBS reporter Tim Cooper interviews legal commentator Joshua Rosenberg
 
Journalist Paul Osbourne discusses the impact of redundancies on those affected
 
BFBS’s Ali Gibson reports from Kenya on  Exercise Askari Thunder
 
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You can listen on BFBS Radio 2 at 1630 (UK time) and at 1830 (UK time) on BFBS (via webb, App & DAB in the UK and on FM in Scotland, Colchester, Salisbury Plain, Aldershot, Catterick & Blandford Forum)
 
Alternatively listen again on the website
 
 


 
 
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There’s more calls for international support in Afghanistan post 2014, and criticism from a former military intelligence officer who says Britain should never have gone..
 
What’s behind the protests in Turkey?
 
As the humanitarian crisis in Syria deepens what more can the international community do?
 
Plus: who’s been snooping on your emails?  Find out in Sitrep (later) today
 
PRESENTER: Kate Gerbeau
STUDIO GUEST: BFBS’s Defence Analyst Christopher Lee
 
 
OTHER INTERVIEWS: 
 
Frank Ledwidge author of  ‘Investment In Blood’ - The True cost of Britain's Afghan War
 
 Middle East expert Hazhir Temourian, talking about the trouble in Turkey and forthcoming elections in Iran
 
Richard Norton Taylor who writes on defence and security affairs for The Guardian.
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You can listen on BFBS Radio 2 at 1630 (UK time) and at 1830 (UK time) on BFBS (via webb, App & DAB in the UK and on FM in Scotland, Colchester, Salisbury Plain, Aldershot, Catterick & Blandford Forum)
 
Alternatively listen again on the website

Direct download: Sitrep_20130620.mp3
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As the international community continues to agonise over Syria, find out about one man’s personal experience of the conflict.
 
Is national security being but at risk by a Chinese telecoms company working in Britain?
 
And Sitrep explores the relationship between defence and space & talks to European Space Agency Astronaut and former Army Pilot, Major Tim Peake
 
 
PRESENTER:  Kate Gerbeau
STUDIO GUEST: BFBS’s Defence Analyst Christopher Lee
 
OTHER INTERVIEWS: 
 
Photo-journalist & former soldierPaul Conroy, talks about his new book on Syria.
 
James Blitz, Defence and Security Editor at the Financial Times discusses Cyber warfare
 
European Space Agency Astronaut Major Tim Peake
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You can listen on BFBS Radio 2 at 1630 (UK time) and at 1830 (UK time) on BFBS (via webb, App & DAB in the UK and on FM in Scotland, Colchester, Salisbury Plain, Aldershot, Catterick & Blandford Forum)
 
Alternatively listen again on the website

Direct download: Sitrep_20130606.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:20am UTC

There’s more calls for international support in Afghanistan post 2014, and criticism from a former military intelligence officer who says Britain should never have gone..
 
What’s behind the protests in Turkey?
 
As the humanitarian crisis in Syria deepens what more can the international community do?
 
Plus: who’s been snooping on your emails?  Find out in Sitrep (later) today
 
PRESENTER: Kate Gerbeau
STUDIO GUEST: BFBS’s Defence Analyst Christopher Lee
 
 
OTHER INTERVIEWS: 
 
Frank Ledwidge author of  ‘Investment In Blood’ - The True cost of Britain's Afghan War
 
 Middle East expert Hazhir Temourian, talking about the trouble in Turkey and forthcoming elections in Iran
 
Richard Norton Taylor who writes on defence and security affairs for The Guardian.
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You can listen on BFBS Radio 2 at 1630 (UK time) and at 1830 (UK time) on BFBS (via webb, App & DAB in the UK and on FM in Scotland, Colchester, Salisbury Plain, Aldershot, Catterick & Blandford Forum)
 
Alternatively listen again on the website

Direct download: Sitrep_20130613.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:03pm UTC