Fri, 17 July 2015
A new Government with a new budget but is it really good news for defence & Nato?
And what’s the reaction from the USA?
Why does Greece commit so much to defence with its huge economic problems?
The IS media machine is in full swing, but how should the West counter it?
And find out how geography can dictate global security
PRESENTER THIS WEEK: Kate Gerbeau
STUDIO GUEST: BFBS defence analyst Christopher Lee
BFBS defence analyst Christopher Lee & to Malcolm Brown from Feature Story News in Washington
Tim Marshall, Former Diplomatic Editor at Sky News
Charlie Winter, Quilliam’s Senior Researcher on Transnational Jihadism
PRISONERS OF GEOGRAPHY by Tim Marshall(book review)
10 maps that tell you everything you need to know about global politics.
THURSDAYS at 4:30pm UK TIME on BFBS RADIO 2and 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_20150716.mp3
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