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: Kate Gerbeau

 

SITREP TRAIL THURS, 28th July

 

In this week’s Sitrep….

 

The US and Russia aim for closer military co-operation over Syria air-strikes -but will it work?

 

It’s official - Clinton's going head to head with Trump for the White House.

 

Is the Army falling short on recruitment?

 

And the language of terrorism, how should the media report it?

 

 

 

PRESENTER THIS WEEK: Kate Gerbeau

Studio guest: BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee

 

OTHER INTERVIEWS

 

28th July

 

US RUSSIA SYRIA

Michael Stathis - Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Southern Utah University & BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee

 

US ELEX

Michael Stathis - Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Southern Utah University & BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee

 

REPORTING TERROR

writer and broadcaster Robin Lustig.

 

RECRUITING AND RESERVES

BFBS Reporter James Hirst speaking to Retired Lieutenant General Robin Brims.

 

CGS

General Sir Nick Carter, interview with Charlotte Banks.

 

Baltic Fleet

BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee

 

 

THURSDAYS at 4:30pm UK TIME on BFBS RADIO 2 and at 6:30pm 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 web, 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, or download the Sitrep Podcast.

Direct download: Sitrep_20160728.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 6:15pm UTC

 

PRESENTER THIS WEEK: Paula Middlehurst

 

SITREP TRAIL THURS,  21st July

 

Why Donald Trump says he will put America’s needs ahead of NATO if he becomes president

 

Turkey - what's happened to the Generals and who's in charge of the nuclear bombs?

 

Is France Europe's easiest terrorist target?

 

The latest Navy Frigate - will it ever float?

 

And why the General wants recruits to walk the walk.

 

 

TRUMP - NATO

Malcolm Brown from Feature Story News in Washington.

& BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee

 

TURKEY

BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee

 

FRANCE TERROR

Professor Anthony Glees, Director of the University of Buckingham's Centre for Security and Intelligence Studies

 

SHIPS AND FRIGATES

First Sea Lord, Admiral Sir Philip Jones & BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee

 

CGS

General Sir Nick Carter, interview with  Charlotte Banks.

 

HMS Ambush

BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee

 

 

THURSDAYS at 4:30pm UK TIME on BFBS RADIO 2 and at 6:30pm 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 web, 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, or download the podcast.

Direct download: Sitrep_20160721.mp3
Category: -- posted at: 6:50pm UTC

A new era for British Politics starts today but where does Teresa May stand on defence?

After the Iraq inquiry what does Tony Blair have to say to British troops?

Why the Service Complaints’ Commissioner says it’s not all about bullying and harassment....

And Sitrep look ahead to next week’s vote on whether to replace the Trident Nuclear Weapons system.

PRESENTER THIS WEEK: Kate Gerbeau

Studio guest: BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee

OTHER INTERVIEWS

POLITICS

BFBS Correspondent at Westminster, James Hirst & BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee

TRIDENT

BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee

CHILCOT REPORT

Interview with Tony Blair.

NATO summit

BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee

WOMEN ON THE FRONTLINE

Hannah Bryce, Assistant Head of International Security at Chatham House

SERVICE COMPLAINTS’ COMMISSIONER

BFBS Reporter Tim Cooper

 

THURSDAYS at 4:30pm UK TIME on BFBS RADIO 2 and at 6:30pm 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 web, 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, or download the Sitrep Podcast.

Direct download: Sitrep_20160714.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00pm UTC

Sitrep - the Chilcot Report

Join Kate Gerbeau, Christopher Lee and a panel of defence experts for reaction & analysis of the long awaited Chilcot Report.


THURSDAYS at 4:30pm UK TIME on BFBS RADIO 2 and at 6:30pm 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 web, 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, or download the Sitrep Podcast.

Direct download: Sitrep_20160707.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:00pm UTC