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.

SITREP TRAIL THURS, 24th November

 

President-elect Trump is putting his cabinet together – but who’ll be the new Secretary of State for Defense?

 

Where’s Russia heading with its nuclear trains?

 

Why the NATO Secretary General says he has confidence that America will continue to support the Alliance.

 

What's the latest from Mosul?

 

And what does the Chancellors Autumn Statement mean for the military?

 

 

PRESENTER THIS WEEK: Kate Gerbeau

 

Studio guests:

BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee

 

 

Other interviews 24th November

 

Trump Cabinet

BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee & Conservative MP and Army Reservist Tom Tugendhat

 

RUSSIA

Former British Ambassador to Russia, Sir Tony Brenton

 

NATO

BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee

 

MOSUL

Michael Pregent, former US intelligence officer and now an adjunct fellow at the Hudson Institute

 

AUTUMN STATEMENT

BFBS Reporter, James Hirst

 

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: Stirep_20161124.mp3
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SITREP Thursday 10TH November

America has voted and Donald Trump will be the next President of the United States.

So what next?

This week Sitrep looks at what this means for the rest of the world….

Will the new President stick with old alliances or forge new ones?

Will he sign up to NATO?

What does this mean for US military commitments around the world?

Those are just some of the questions Kate Gerbeau will be asking a panel of experts.

You can listen at 1830, Thursday on Forces Radio, BFBS.

PRESENTER THIS WEEK: Kate Gerbeau

Studio guests:

BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee

Karin Von Hippel = Director of the Royal United Services Institute

Mike Evans, former Times Pentagon Correspondent

BFBS reporter James Hirst

Simon Marks from Feature Story in Washington.

Direct download: Sitrep_20161110.mp3
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SITREP TRAIL THURS, 3rd November

 

Cyber warfare – a huge investment was announced this week but who are we protecting ourselves from?

 

Iraq – a special insight into what went on post-invasion in 2003.

 

America goes to the polls and but is the FBI calling the vote?

 

The Russian Aircraft carrier - can it really swing the war for Assad?

 

And poppies, why is there always a row?

 

PRESENTER THIS WEEK: Tim Cooper

Studio guest: BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee

 

CYBER SECURITY

Dr Madeline Carr of Cardiff University

 

IRAQ

Sir Jeremy Greenstock , formerly the UK's Permanent Representative to the UN, and Britain's lead administrator in Iraq in the aftermath of the coalition invasion.

 

US ELECTIONS

Michael Stathis, Professor of politics at the University of Southern Utah.

 

KUTZNETZOV -RUSSIA

BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee

 

POPPIES

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_20161103.mp3
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