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.

PRESENTER THIS WEEK: Tim Cooper

 

SITREP TRAIL THURS, 24th March

In today’s Sitrep – Which British intelligence agency is chasing jihadist bombers?

Will a new government help to stabilize Libya and counter the IS threat in the region?

Does Russia have the upper hand over the West in key military and communications areas?

 

And Continental Shelves - explained.  Why Argentina reckons its on to a winner with the Falklands.

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Terror in Europe, first Paris, now Brussels, where next?

Trump lashes out at NATO and the UN.

Why defence is still an election issue in Scotland.

 

And the legacy of 1916....Ireland Commemorates but does Britain ignore?

 

 

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In today's programme - a warning from a top security official that Europe is dealing with the migration crisis in a “messy way”.

It’s been five years since the unrest in Syria began, but will the renewed peace talks work and why the sudden Russian withdrawal?

 

Street fighters - why the Army thinks urban warfare training is vital.

 

And why RFA Lyme Bay is "Ship of the Year".

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SITREP TRAIL THURS, 10th March

 

Thousands of secret ISIS membership details are leaked...how big a coup is it for the security services?

 

Why violence is on the increase in Northern Ireland and Libya is struggling against threats from Islamic extremists.

 

Predicting the future in world events...are the so called experts losing their touch?

 

Plus: women in the British Army could be seen in combat roles within months.

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SITREP TRAIL THURS, 3rd March

 

The man who says the President got it wrong on IS.

 

The Brecon Beacons deaths - why is the MOD off the hook?

 

Find out what 3 Rifles are up to in Louisana

 

And Super Tuesday, could Donald Trump be the next Commander in Chief of American Armed Forces?

 

 

PRESENTER THIS WEEK: Kate Gerbeau

Studio guest: BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee

 

OTHER INTERVIEWS:

 

IRAQ/IS FAILURES

David Kilcullen, former senior counter-insurgency advisor to General David Petraeus in 2007 and 2008, where he helped design and monitor the Iraq War troop surge.

 

NATO/PUTIN

BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee

 

NORTH KOREA

BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee

 

BRECON BEACON DEATHS

Legal commentator Joshua Rosenberg

 

EXERCISE RATTLESNAKE

BFBS Reporter Ali Gibson

 

Super Tuesday

Simon Marks from Feature Story News

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