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.

Nato’s Exercise Swift Response gets underway in Europe as China and Russia show off their military might in the Sea of Japan.

What’s behind the Taliban’s push into a former British stronghold in Afghanistan?

Can improved relations between the West and Iran help the Syrian crisis?

And how a little bit of Shakespeare is helping injured soldiers.

 

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PRESENTER THIS WEEK: Paua Middlehurst
STUDIO GUEST: BFBS defence analyst Christopher Lee & Tim Marshall, foreign affairs and international analyst.

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Presenter Paula Middlehurst

 

SITREP TRAIL THURS, 20th August

 

The Chilcot report, what’s behind claims of political pressure on the inquiry team?

 

Is there a new ‘Cold War’ emerging between Russia & the West?

 

The Battle of Britain’s Hardest Day remembered,

 

 

And the US army get ready for an historic day

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Presenter TIM COOPER

 

Is the British army becoming a training force not a fighting force?

The Ukraine training promise from the Defence Secretary.

Op Shader one year on - has it made a difference?

70 years since VJ DAY - commemorations take place.

 

And why is JAPAN choosing now to look at changing its military engagement rules?

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Presenter Kate Gerbeau
 
Find out about MoD plans for a deployment to Libya.

Concerns are raised over the forthcoming Defence Review.
Plus, the Navy’s new Type 26 frigate goes into production
And 70 years on – the U.S. bombing of Hiroshima is remembered.

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