Thu, 4 August 2016
SITREP TRAIL THURS, 4th August
Five years ago President Obama told President Assad to step aside as Syria's leader. So why is the war still raging in Syria?
There are calls for the Royal Navy to help the UK Border Force patrol Britain’s seas – but are there enough ships to cope?
And forget Rio, the Russians are racing tanks in their own back yard.
PRESENTER THIS WEEK: Kate Gerbeau
Studio guest: BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee
USS Dwight D Eisenhower
BFBS reporter Simon Newton on board the American aircraft carrier
Professor Paul Rogers' new book "Irregular War ISIS and the new threat from the margins." Looking at the global IS threat
BFBS Defence Analyst Christopher Lee and Professor Paul Rogers, from dept for Peace Studies at Bradford University.
Professor Paul Rogers, from dept for Peace Studies at Bradford University.
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.