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.
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British troops are on their way to Sierra Leone to help in the fight against Ebola but is the world’s reaction too little, too late?

 

The Former Chief of the Defence Staff Lord Richards talks tough on spending.

 

The Army prepares for Exercise Black Eagle in Poland.

                                                                                     

And, the North Korean leader is back in action in North Korea…or is he?

 

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PRESENTER: Kate Gerbeau

 

STUDIO GUEST: BFBS defence analyst Christopher Lee

OTHER INTERVIEWS: 

 

BBC’s Mark Doyle from the Ghanaian capital Accra, discussing the Ebola crisis.

 

 

BFBS reporter Tim Cooper reporting from RFA Argus before it departs for Africa.

 

Exercise Black Eagle with BFBS reporter Rob Olver

 

Former Chief of the Defence Staff, General Lord Richards speaking about Ebola, IS and defence spending.

 

Korean expert Andrea Berger from RUSI

 

 

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THURSDAYS at 4:30 UK TIME on BFBS RADIO 2and at 6:30 UK TIME on BFBS & UK Bases

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)

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(First broadcast on Thursday 9th October 2014 at 4.30pm)
 
PLEASE NOTE PRESENTER THIS WEEK: Paula Middlehurst
 
British troops take the fight against Ebola into Sierra Leone, but is it too little too late?
 
Why Turkey is reluctant to get involved in the fight against IS.
 
Why the US Vice President had to say sorry to the leaders of Turkey and the UAE.
 
And the Party conference season’s over – so what did the main UK parties say about Defence?
 
PRESENTER: Paula Middlehurst
 
STUDIO GUEST: BFBS defence analyst Christopher Lee
OTHER INTERVIEWS: 
BFBS reporter James Hirst speaking to the Defence Secretary Michael Fallon.
 
Sky News Correspondent Alex Crawford discussing the Ebola crisis.
Political reporter,  Aaron Blake, from the Washington Post speaking about the US Vice President Joe Biden’s recent comments on IS.
 
BFBS reporter James Hirst with a round up of defence issued discussed during the Party conference season.
 
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THURSDAYS at 4:30 UK TIME on BFBS RADIO 2and at 6:30 UK TIME on BFBS & UK Bases
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)
 Sky Channel 0211
Alternatively listen again on the website
 

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